World Trade Center first responders: Double risk for blood cancer

A new study shows that recovery workers from the World Trade Center site have double the risk of multiple myeloma.

Dr. C. Ola Landgren of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami and her team screened a cross-section of recovery workers and compared their blood cancer risk factors to those of the general population and discovered that those who spent time at the World Trade Center site had much higher rates of myeloma precursor disease, reports Melanie Falcon for WFMZ69.

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