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