CDC modifies list of conditions for World Trade Center program
The rule modifies the list of WTC-related health conditions to include malignant neoplasms of the lip, tongue, salivary gland, floor of the mouth, gums, nasopharynx, nose, esophagus, stomach, colon and rectum, liver, bronchus and lung, heart, soft tissues, skin, breast, ovary, kidney, eye, thyroid, blood, childhood cancers, and rare cancers. The rule went into effect on Oct. 12. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For a copy of the regulation, visit www.federalregister.gov/articles/2012/09/12/2012-22304/addition-of-certain-types-of-cancer-to-list-of-wtc-related-health-conditions-world-trade-center.
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October 25, 2012
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