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Fighting for his life, a September 11 firefighter shares an important message

FDNY Firefighter Steven Pascale is battling stage 3 kidney cancer. He has a message for anyone who was near World Trade Center site after the attacks of September 11, 2001 — get tested for cancer and other site-related sicknesses.

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Study finds increased risk of PF among World Trade Center responders

A new study establishes a link between exposure to World Trade Center toxins and an increased risk of pulmonary fibrosis among rescue and recovery workers.

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Florida Chick Fil A honors Deputy Gregg Melita, who lost battle to cancer

A Chick Fil A in Bradenton, FL now has a table honoring Manatee County Sheriff Deputy Gregg Melita, a former NYPD officer who died earlier this month of cancer that may have been World Trade Center-related.

Before his 10-year career with the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Melita had a 20-year New York Police Department career

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    1. Thomas I. Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund Easter Egg Fundraiser – Summit, NJ

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