9/11 Rescue Workers’ Cancer Link Probed

From CBS News:

CBS/AP)  Researchers say a small number of young law enforcement officers who participated in the World Trade Center rescue and cleanup operation have developed an immune system cancer.

The numbers are tiny, and experts don’t know whether there is any link between the illnesses and toxins released during the disaster.

But doctors who coordinated the study, published Monday in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, said people who worked at the site should continue to have their health monitored.

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http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2009/08/10/health/main5228710.shtml?tag=stack

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