World Trade Center Cancer/Criteria

April 2011
NIOSH Docket Number 227

NIOSH announced a request for public information in the Federal Register (76 FR 12740) on March 8. 2011. NIOSH requested information from the public on three questions regarding conditions relating to cancer for consideration under the World Trade Center Health Program. NIOSH received comment about extending the request for information to include persons living and working in the affected area. In consideration of that comment, the Director of NIOSH modified one of the questions posed in the Federal Register and extended the public comment period to April 29, 2011.

First Period Review of Cancer for the World Trade Center Program

Letter to Principal Investigator, World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program from Howard (Director, NIOSH) – 6/3/11pdf icon [PDF – 51 KB]

Response to Howard Letter by Kitty Gelberg (New York State Department of Health) – 6/20/11pdf icon [PDF – 36 KB]

Response to Howard letter by Mark Farfel (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) – 6/20/11pdf icon [PDF – 83 KB]

Response to Howard letter by David Prezant (WTC Data Center/FDNY WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Programs) and Kerry Kelly (Bureau of Health Services/WTC Clinical Center of Excellence/WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Programs) – 6/21/11pdf icon [PDF – 123 KB]

Response to Howard letter by Philip J. Landrigan (Ethel H. Wise/Environmental Health Center/WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program and WTC Data Center) – 6/22/11pdf icon [PDF – 102 KB]

Background Information

Notice; 76 FR 44933; Determination on adding cancer, or a certain type of cancer, to the list of WTC-related health conditions; 7/27/11pdf icon [PDF – 178 KB]

Notice; 76 FR 12740; Request for information on conditions relating to Cancer to consider for the World Trade Center Health Program; 3/8/11pdf icon [PDF – 1,123 KB]

Notice; 76 FR 17421; Extension of public comment period to April 29, 2011; 3/29/11pdf icon [PDF – 1,373 KB]

Submissions from the Public

Submission to the docket from Jo Polett (Private person); 3/10/11pdf icon [PDF – 564 KB]

Submission to the docket from Jeff Prager (Private person); 3/14/11pdf icon [PDF – 42,931 KB]

Submission to the docket from Jeff Prager (Private person); 3/15/11pdf icon [PDF – 41,339 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bill Romaka (Uniformed Firefighters Association (UFA)); 3/28/11pdf icon [PDF – 5,664 KB]

Submission to the docket from James Melius (NYS Laborers Health and Safety Trust Fund; 3/31/11pdf icon [PDF – 960 KB]

Submission to the docket from Thomas Farley (NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) w/copy of “2010 Annual Report on 9/11 Health”; 4/28/11pdf icon [PDF – 18,764 KB]

Submission to the docket from Bernadette Royce (Uniformed Firefighters Association); 4/28/11pdf icon [PDF – 8,668 KB]

Submission to the docket from W. Michael Moore (Private person); 4/29/11pdf icon [PDF – 9,952 KB]

Submission to the docket from Frank Tramontano (Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association of the City of New York, Inc.); 4/29/11pdf icon [PDF – 1,612 KB]

Submission to the docket from Brian Durie and Sundar Jagannath (International Myeloma Foundation); 4/29/11pdf icon [PDF – 2,077 KB]

Page last reviewed: April 1, 2011