TV News LIES

Wednesday, Apr 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News 9/11 Related 9/11 Responders, Residents With Cancer Don't Qualify For Government Aid

9/11 Responders, Residents With Cancer Don't Qualify For Government Aid

E-mail Print PDF

9/11 respondersCancer-stricken emergency workers who responded to the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center and cancer victims who resided in the area do not qualify for federal aid, according to a review by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.

NIOSH concluded that "insufficient evidence exists at this time to propose a rule to add cancer, or a certain type of cancer," to the list of diseases that qualify for aid under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.

Noting that only one peer-review study has looked at the link between the cloud of toxins that spilled out of the collapsed towers and cancer, NIOSH decided that "these limitations in the exposure assessment literature make scientific analysis of a causal association between exposure and health effects, such as cancer, quite challenging."

The result is that 9/11 survivors, first responders, and residents near the towers who have been diagnosed with cancer will not receive any aid until at least late 2012, when the government will release another review. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday called on NIOSH to accelerate the review process, while Senator Chuck Schumer dismissed the findings as "premature," telling the AP, "So many people have gotten such rare cancers — and at young ages — that it seems obvious there must be a link."

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


One Man’s Quest to Prove Saudi Arabia Bankrolled 9/11

Saudi connection to 9/11When Jim Kreindler got to his midtown Manhattan office on Friday, July 15, 2016, he had...

Graeme MacQeen: Beyond their wildest dreams: 9/11 and the American Left

Graeme MacQueenOn November 23, 1963, the day after John F. Kennedy’s assassination, Fidel Castro gave a talk...

FBI Releases Archive Of New Photos From 9/11 Attack At Pentagon

pentagon photo 9/11At 9:37 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, al Qaeda terrorists who had hijacked American Airlines Flight...

Shades Of 2000? Clinton Surpasses Trump In Popular Vote Tally

Hillary won popular voteDemocratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton finds herself on the wrong end of an electoral split, moving...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!