9/11 responders may face greater throat and tongue cancer risks
from Dentistry Today
Many first responders perished during the terror attacks of September 11, 2001. And 16 years later, many more continue to die because of illnesses that are suspected to be linked to their service. Now, researchers at Rutgers University are investigating whether World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers are at greater risk for throat and tongue cancers related to the human papillomavirus because of their exposure to debris at Ground Zero.
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