Gallery: World Trade Center Health Care Will Soon Cover Cancer Caused b...

Survivors of the September 11th attacks can now breathe a little easier. Just in time for the anniversary of the tragedy, the World Trade Center Health Program announced that it will soon provide coverage for workers and victims who now have cancer as a result of inhaling toxic dust from the wreckage. The program initially began when police detective James Zadroga died at age 34 due to exposure to toxic dust from Ground Zero, but the list of illnesses covered under the act did not previously include cancer.

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