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From: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-6 9:44 PM 
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Deaths from 9/11 diseases will soon outnumber those lost on that fateful day

 Seventeen years out from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, nearly 10,000 first responders and others who were in the World Trade Center area have been diagnosed with cancer. More than 2,000 deaths have been attributed to 9/11 illnesses

It will get worse. By the end of 2018, many expect that more people will have died from their toxic exposure from 9/11 than were killed on that terrible Tuesday. 

“We’re nervous,” said Dr. Michael Crane, medical director of the World Trade Center Health Program Clinical Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai

Robert Reeg of Stony Point, New York, knows the feeling. The retired Fire Department of New York firefighter was seriously injured in the South Tower collapse. In the last 17 years, he's seen fellow first responders who survived the attacks fall victim to the illnesses caused by the contaminants that were spewed all over. 

all over. 

July 26: Man's remains identified as 9/11 victim using DNA test nearly 17 years after terror attack

May 26: FBI says agent exposed to toxins from 9/11 has died

"You lose track, there's so many of them," the 66-year-old said. As for his own health risks, given the growing incidents of cancer among 9/11 first responders, Reeg said he doesn't dwell on it. "It's at the back of your mind. But you can't let it control you."

The average age of a 9/11 first responder is now about 55. While many people face a cancer diagnosis as they age, the rate of some cancers among first responders is up to 30 percent higher than in the general population, Crane said.

The numbers demonstrate the continued loss:

 

  • In 2017, 23 current or former members of the New York City Police Department died of 9/11-related diseases. That's the same number of NYPD members that perished on Sept. 11, 2001. 
  • The FDNY lost a stunning 343 members on Sept. 11, 2001. Since then, line-of-duty deaths linked to 9/11 are approaching 180, now well over half lost on the day of the attacks. So many have died since the attacks that last year, a new tablet had to be added to the Hall of Heroes at 1 Police Plaza to accommodate all the names of the fallen. 
  • One FBI agent was reported killed in Sept. 11, 2001, attacks; as of this August, the FBI reports a death toll of 15 from cancers linked to toxic exposure during the subsequent investigation and cleanup.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/deaths-from-9-11-diseases-will-soon-outnumber-those-lost-on-that-fateful-day/ar-BBMX459?ocid=sf

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From: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-9 5:55 PM 
To: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 33) 
 57.2 in reply to 57.1 

oh and they say it is just beginning. we see the reasons for frequent lung and blood cancers, other cancers may be related to having pre existing genetic stress suddenly showing up in exposures, and i am glad they are finally researching it.

It probably does affect all the people in all the areas of the US somewhat, as we all have relatives and friends involved in the 9/11 tragedy and we all have relatives and friends involved in the cleanup effort.

It is interesting that first responders there are dying more fast than their comrades in the line of duty.

 
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From: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 1:39 PM 
To: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (3 of 33) 
 57.3 in reply to 57.2 

They deserve to be treated as any line of duty illness;  they got the cancers serving us; helping to try to rescue others

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From: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:16 PM 
To: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (4 of 33) 
 57.4 in reply to 57.3 

yes; it is a line of duty illness. 
Some lines of duty and some occupations are just certain hazards. Like bus drivers have a high rate of bladder cancer.

 

 
From: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:18 PM 
To: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (5 of 33) 
 57.5 in reply to 57.4 

And they too deserve the best care, it's an unneccsary occupational hazard

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From: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:31 PM 
To: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (6 of 33) 
 57.6 in reply to 57.5 

i am surprised about the first responders at 9/11 because i never thought of it being a hzaerd that would show up this late.

I wonder if people who simply live in that area and survived are also experiencing higher than expected rates of lung and blood cancers?

 

 
From: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:33 PM 
To: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (7 of 33) 
 57.7 in reply to 57.6 

I would bet they are....

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From: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:50 PM 
To: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (8 of 33) 
 57.8 in reply to 57.7 

prayers for them, their families and friends, wherever they are today

 

 
From: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 2:54 PM 
To: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (9 of 33) 
 57.9 in reply to 57.8 

I agree...

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From: krathyn (Phantom7031) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostSep-10 4:35 PM 
To: Wee Shorty McNaughty (TOILETHEA1) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (10 of 33) 
 57.10 in reply to 57.9 

they are not all   workers so some of them may have little support except our prayers

 

 
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