According to the New York Post,the number of 9/11 responders and victims who are suffering from some type of cancer has hit 3700.
That number includes members of New York city’s fire department, police and other Ground Zero responders as well as survivors such as downtown workers and residents
The report states that many have more than just one type of cancer.
The FDNY’ s chief medical officer, Dr. David Prezant, said over 2,100 firefighters and EMS personnel have retired on disability with World Trade Center-related illnesses.
Most of them were diagnosed with lung disease and cancer following 9/11.
U.S media says research has found thyroid, colon, prostate and blood cancers more prevalent among FDNY members who served at Ground Zero than those who did not.