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

August 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. In response to the petition, the Administrator proposed a rule adding malignant neoplasm of the prostate (prostate cancer) to the List in the WTC Health Program regulations.

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Background Information are provided below. To view comments submitted on the proposed rule visit http://www.regulations.govexternal icon, enter CDC-2013-0012 in the search field, then click “Search”.

Related Materials

Federal Register Notice: Final rule; 78FR57505pdf icon [PDF – 945 KB]

Federal Register Notice: Notice of proposed rulemaking; 78FR39670pdf icon [PDF – 1,277 KB]

Petition 002 submitted to Administrator of the WTC Health Program by the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, May 2, 2013pdf icon

Solan S, Wallenstein S, Shapiro M et al. pdf icon[2013]. Cancer Incidence in World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers, 2001-2008

Li J, Cone JE, Kahn AR, et al. pdf icon[2012]. Association Between World Trade Center Exposure and Excess Cancer Risk

Zeig-Owens R, Webber MP, Hall CB et al. pdf icon[2011]. Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study

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