Category Archives: Health Issues

Death of Martin Cervellione

Martin Cervellione of the DDC has died of World Trade Center-related cancer. Details about his wake and funeral will be posted as soon as we have them.

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9/11 health center not testing for prostate cancer despite concern

By Amber Jamieson, NY Post Health authorities pushed for prostate cancer to be included on the list of 9/11 cancers in 2013, but Mount Sinai Hospital — which treats and studies them at its World Trade Center Health Program — doesn’t even test for it. Potential cancer sufferers don’t realize they aren’t being tested, says patient […]

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9/11 Health Study Offers Kids $80 to Get Them to Participate

By Irene Plagianos DNA Info LOWER MANHATTAN — A new 9/11 health study that focuses on young people is looking for volunteers — and is offering $80 to those who agree to participate. NYU Langone Medical Center is researching the long-term cardiovascular, respiratory and mental health effects on those who were young children in the aftermath of […]

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