World Trade Center Health Program; Addition of Prostate Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions
NIOSH Docket Number 267, CDC-2013-0012
On May 2, 2013, the Administrator of the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program received a petition (Petition 002) requesting the addition of prostate cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions (List) covered in the WTC Health Program. The Administrator has determined to publish a proposed rule adding malignant neoplasm of the prostate (prostate cancer) to the List in the WTC Health Program regulations.
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Federal Register Notice:
Notice of proposed rulemaking; 78FR39670 [PDF - 1,277 KB]
- Petition 002 submitted to Administrator of the WTC Health Program by the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, May 2, 2013
- Solan S, Wallenstein S, Shapiro M et al. . Cancer Incidence in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers, 2001-2008
- Li J, Cone JE, Kahn AR, et al. . Association Between World Trade Center Exposure and Excess Cancer Risk
- Zeig-Owens R, Webber MP, Hall CB et al. . Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study
Public Comment Period
Comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST on August 1, 2013.
Written comments, identified by CDC-2013-0012 and docket number NIOSH-267 or Regulation Identifier Number (0920-AA54), may be submitted by any of the following methods:
Federal rulemaking portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and CDC-2013-0012 and docket number NIOSH-267 or Regulation Identifier Number (0920-AA54) for this rulemaking. All relevant comments, including any personal information provided, will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov
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