Journalists at ground zero on 9/11 have been getting sick. But there is help

Several journalists who are sick from covering the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 spoke to CNN Wire to let other journalists know that the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund‎ and the World Trade Center Health Program cover journalists as well as rescue and recovery workers.

Vincent Novak of NBC has site-related prostate cancer. “Without my telling the doctor I had been at ground zero, in 2016 he told me the first cancer cell probably showed up 15 years earlier, which would be 2001. I found that pretty amazing,” he said.

This entry was posted in Health Issues. Bookmark the permalink.
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Shawn Nassaney 911 Mile Challenge

      September 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Ray Pfeifer Foundation Golf Classic

      June 8
    3. Tim Farrell Golf Outing to benefit the Terry Farrell Firefighters’ Fund

      June 22
    4. Paramedic Lt. Mario Bastidas Memorial Bike Ride

      June 27 @ 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
    5. Johnny Mac Foundation Golf Outing

      July 16 @ 10:30 am - 9:00 pm