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New Study Links Toxic Sept. 11 Dust to Prostate Cancer

Research finds exposure to toxins at World Trade Center site may have increased an inflammatory T-cell

Physicians and researchers have long known that men exposed to toxic dust after the collapse of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, may have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer. The challenge has been to provide a link between exposure and the cancer.

In a new study out Thursday, researchers from Mount Sinai found that World Trade Center responders with prostate cancer showed signs that inflammation was activated in the prostate after exposure to the toxic dust.

Read more from Melanie Grayce West’s article here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-study-links-toxic-sept-11-dust-to-prostate-cancer-11561003261

source: The Wall Street Journal