Addition of Uterine Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions

NIOSH Docket Number 347, CDC-2022-0052

The Administrator of the WTC Health Program proposed the addition of malignant neoplasms of corpus uteri and uterus, part unspecified (uterine cancer) to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions in 42 CFR § 88.15.

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Reference Documents

Federal Register Notice: World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program; Addition of Uterine Cancer to the List of WTC-Related Health Conditions (cdc.gov) [PDF – 353 KB]

Background Information:

 WTC Health Program [2021], Scientific Considerations for Potential Addition of Uterine Cancer to the List of Covered Conditions by the World Trade Center Health Program (Revised): Preliminary Assessment for the World Trade Center Health Program Scientific/Technical Advisory Committee.   https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/pdfs/stac/ScientificConsiderationsUterineCancer_STAC_20210928.pdf.

Letter from Dr. Elizabeth Ward, Chair of the STAC, to the Administrator, regarding the STAC’s resolution on the addition of uterine cancer to the List of WTCHP Covered Conditions, received November 29, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/wtc/pdfs/stac/STAC.Recommendation.Received.29.November.2021.pdf.

Page last reviewed: September 22, 2021