Category Archives: Health Issues

FDNY to keep honoring 9/11-related deaths on separate memorial

The FDNY  has announced that they will not change their controversial decision to place the names of those who die of World Trade Center-related cancers and other illnesses on a memorial that is separate from the line of duty death memorial. Many firefighters and families of the sick and of the dead disagree, writes Susan Edelman in the NY Post.  […]

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Engraving could start this summer on 9/11 first responders’ memorial

The names of those Staten Island police officers, operating engineers, ironworkers, DSNY workers, EMS personnel, and firefighters who have died from World Trade Center-related illnesses could begin to appear on the new memorial as early as this summer, reported Diane C. Lore in the Staten Island Advance. The new memorial will be next to the Postcards Memorial […]

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What’s new in prostate cancer? Highlights from the Institute for Prostate Cancer Research 2017 community symposium 

The Institute for Prostate Cancer Research helps patients keep up with recent developments in treatment options at their annual community symposium. Susan Keown of the Fred Hutch News Service reports on new developments to watch in prostate cancer: exercise and prostate cancer survivorship; personalized care through genomics; new technology for prostate-cancer imaging; and three new immunotherapies for prostate cancer, a therapeutic […]

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