Blood cancers

9-11 rescuers now at risk of multiple myeloma

The 9-11 terrorist attack has left a legacy of multiple myeloma among the firefighters exposed to chemicals at the collapsed World Trade Centre, US researchers say. A case series of 16 of the 9-11 firefighters diagnosed with multiple myeloma has found that exposure to the World Trade Centre (WTC) disaster site is associated with myeloma ...

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