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Treatment combo nearly doubles survival time in some lung cancer patients, study finds

New research just published in the New England Journal of Medicine tells of study results that show doubled survival time for some lung cancer patients who were treated with a combination of chemotherapy and immunotherapy compared to those treated only with chemotherapy, reports Susan Scutti for CNN. The study included 616 non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer patients, 400 […]

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FDNY denied 9/11 disability benefits for firefighter who suffered depression, PTSD until his death at mental hospital

Retired FDNY Firefighter Joe Battista, 63, died in a Florida mental hospital on April 5, 2018 after a long battle with PTSD and depression, report Dale W. Eisinger, Kerry Burke, and Thomas Tracy for the New York Daily News. His illness has not been recognized as being caused by the terrorist attacks of 9/11, although […]

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Funeral and wake information needed for NYPD Detectives Sue Davila and Kim Hodge

We have learned of the World Trade Center-related deaths of NYPD Detectives Kim Hodge and Sue Davila, but have not heard any funeral arrangements. Please notify us of services.

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