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2,500 Ground Zero workers have cancer
New York Post, by Susan Edelman

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 7/28/2014 5:30:50 PM

More than 2,500 Ground Zero rescuers and responders have come down with cancer, and a growing number are seeking compensation for their illnesses, The Post has learned. The grim toll has skyrocketed from the 1,140 cancer cases reported last year. In its latest tally, the World Trade Center Health Program at Mount Sinai Hospital counts 1,655 responders with cancer among the 37,000 cops, hard hats, sanitation workers, other city employees and volunteers it monitors, officials told The Post. The tragic sum rises to 2,518 when firefighters and EMTs are added. The FDNY, which has its own WTC health program, said Friday it counts

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ida Lou Pino, 7/28/2014 5:34:46 PM     (No. 9943571)

Why do I never believe these hysterical claims?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 7/28/2014 5:44:09 PM     (No. 9943597)

Hard to fake cancer,#1. If the numbers are right, it truly is of tragic magnitude, and adds to the toll that evil took on 9/11.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/28/2014 5:44:41 PM     (No. 9943600)

I remember article quoting firefighters/NY cops who said whatever came up medically, they have outstanding, full coverage health insurance throughout retirement. One of them said he was embarrassed at victimization games some like to play. I was shouting in agreement. We all know lawsuits are usually gearing up when we see these articles. Really really tired of greed with reference to 9/11...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/28/2014 5:48:19 PM     (No. 9943611)

What would be the expected number of cancer cases in a group of non-responders? I expect it would be similar.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pearson365, 7/28/2014 6:13:24 PM     (No. 9943652)

The same buildings that tens of thousands worked in and tens of thousands more visited from 1975 to 2001 suddenly turn into cancer causing debris sites? How? What is the source for these cancers? Dust? Steel beams? Excessive number of Americsn flags?? This is a scam on taxpayers, and the police and firemen who refused to leave and who assaulted fellow policemen trying to remove them, know its a scam. But since the mayor, city council members, the governor and NY´s senators want the endorsement of the police and fire unions, the scam will be successful.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 7/28/2014 6:33:49 PM     (No. 9943676)

If the numbers a right, its time to ask the Red Cross for the $750,000,000 they received from donner for the first responders and victims of the Muslim Sneak Attack 911.

The Red Cross pocketed that money and placed it in their general funds....shame on them.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 7/28/2014 6:43:34 PM     (No. 9943687)

Lawyers have been faking cancer claims for years.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 7/28/2014 7:29:09 PM     (No. 9943735)

so sue someone..
like hamas or al qaeda..
problem solved..

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/28/2014 10:08:17 PM     (No. 9943932)

Not only those first responders but volunteers from across the country breathed in and touched unimaginable ´stuff´
Surprised more have not come forward. Someone in another state said they came home with incredible dust all over their clothes to be washed by family members.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/29/2014 8:57:51 AM     (No. 9944281)

The last paragraph states

"WTC epidemiologists say studies show that 9/11 workers have gotten certain cancers at a significantly higher rate than expected in the normal population — prostate, thyroid, leukemia and multiple myeloma."

What are those rates for each? It is not uncommon for ANY group, sufficiently large, to have abnormal amounts of some illnesses. This is especially true if you have data on a large number of items.

It is also true that a large group will probably have an abnormally SMALL amount of some illnesses too.

This is an artifact of any statistical analysis. Yet it is also true that an event as tragic as 911 will have lasting consequences.

One consequence of a large tragedy is that it also killed off many folks MUCH EARLIER than necessary. The surviving folks do not necessarily match the original population and that can change the probabilities. This effect is called survivor bias.

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