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MODERN CANCER SOLUTIONS TO POST-9/11 RESPONDER CASES

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Edited by: Carmen Regallo-Dewitt

Since January of 2015, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and The Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) had their first joint conference in Orlando Florida where ASCO president Dr. Bruce E. Johnson publicly stated, “the future of oncology care is through immunotherapy.”  Dr. Jesse Stoff recognized this as the tipping point for the medical community to welcome more cancer treatment options and the integrative philosophy.


Aligning with THE FEALGOOD FOUNDATION (national 9/11 victims advocacy group), Dr. Stoff collaborated with NYC-based cancer diagnostic imaging specialist Dr. Robert Bard to form a dedicated program called 911CancerScan.  This effort conducts a major outreach to seek out first responders and survivors- offering resources and a set of advanced treatment options and services that are covered by the VCF (Victims Compensation Fund) once the patient’s case is certified as a 9/11-related issue.  

Dr. Stoff's career as an inte…

An Upgrade in Post-9/11 First Responders Cancer Screening

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Written by: Dr. Jesse A. Stoff
Edited by: Carmen Regallo-Dewitt (Awarenessforacure.org)

Amongst other things in life, I am a New YorkState police surgeon. As such, the boys in blue and FDNY are near and dear to my heart and I always go out of my way to help these patients when they come to my office seeking care. It saddens and frustrates me to hear stories about their experiences from ground zero on that fateful day and the days and weeks following.  The first one being that respiratory protective gear was purposely NOT issued because "it posed a potential health risk as a visual impediment - increasing the risk of falling and hurting themselves". This is a great source of frustration to both me and my patients.  Another heartbreaking story that I find to be the culprit of these illnesses was when officials announced that "the air in lower Manhattan was safe to breathe" days after the incident. The fact that these brave men and women were purposely exposed to thi…

Types of Cancers from 9/11- an Overview

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Written by: Dr. Jesse A. Stoff
Edited by: Carmen Regallo-Dewitt (Awarenessforacure.org)

There are epidemiological studies that give us the relative incidents and risk based upon sex, age, socioeconomic class, location and where people live. There are risks of getting all kinds of different cancers. For example, Long Island is known as a cancer cluster for breast cancer and some other cancers, but still there's a known risk per thousand population of getting any one of these diseases.

When you look at the population that have been exposed to the 9/11 fallout dust, you'll find that the incidents per capita has recently skyrocketed for a wide range of both common and uncommon diseases (like lung cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, cholangiocarcinomas, pancreatic cancer, etc.)
For people who have been exposed to the fallout (as lethal as radioactive fallout) and the dust from the 911 catastrophe, we're seeing not just these kinds of cancers but …

The 9/11 Attacks are Still Going On; The New Wave of Asbestos Based Cancers

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Written by: Dr. Jesse A. Stoff
Edited by: Carmen Regallo-Dewitt (staff writer for Awarenessforacure.org)
Recently in the news, they're talking a lot about asbestos and asbestos-related cancers due to 9/11 exposure because when the Twin Towers collapsed, all the asbestos that was in there for insulation was aerosolized. And when you breathe that stuff in, in small particles that have been micronized from the explosion and compression phenomena, when those particles get lodged in the lungs, the body doesn't have a good way to excrete it.
Asbestosis is a well known disease going back decades related to the asbestos industry and the use of asbestos to insulate everything from boilers in residential houses and boilers and heating pipes in commercial settings for many decades. And it's been known that people that worked with this material or breathed in or mined this material or removed this material or at an increased risk for asbestosis and asbestos related lung cancers.
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Launch of the first New York Cancer Resource Alliance Meeting with a Presentation on “EARLY DETECTION & PREVENTION”

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May 10, 2018- NYC; Dr. Steven Cohen, Chair of the Science & Technology Committee of the LOTOS CLUB hosted the 2018 speaker series with Dr. Robert Bard's opening presentation on Early Detection & Prevention by NYCRA (New York Cancer Resource Alliance) and AwarenessforaCure.org. The group elected Dr. Bard to launch this theme because of his expanded knowledge in today's modern diagnostic technologies and non-invasive applications including the 4D Doppler ultrasound technology - much of which has been driven by European medical influence for the cancer treatment community.

Dr. Bard is an internationally recognized leading expert in the use of this process for the screening, scanning and pre/post procedural monitoring of Breast, Prostate & Skin Cancers.  He is also known for his public mission to replace surgical analysis of tumors with his coined "digital biopsies".  Dr. Bard gave the standing-room only audience at the LOTOS CLUB an astounding look at the eff…