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World Trade Center Health Program; Addition of Prostate Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions

July 2013
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.

To view the notice and related materials, visit and enter CDC-2013-0012 in the search field and click "Search."

Federal Register Notice:
Notice of proposed rulemaking; 78FR39670 [PDF - 1,277 KB]

Background Information:

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

  • Mail: NIOSH Docket Office
    Robert A. Taft Laboratories
    4676 Columbia Parkway
    Cincinnati, OH 45226

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