Compensation for 9/11 Cancer Victims - 9/11 Victims Fund

Victims of post 9/11 related illnesses and injuries. Compensation still may be available through the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund and free medical treatment may be available for individuals that suffered from any of the following conditions through the World Trade Center Health Program.

If you or a loved one have suffered from a cancer diagnosis after 9/11, you may be entitled to substantial compensation.

9/11 Victims Fund Eligibility

Who may be eligible to receive money from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund?

  • Firefighters
  • Police Officers
  • EMTs
  • Sanitation workers
  • Construction workers
  • 9/11 Volunteers
  • Out-of-state responders
  • Employees who worked at any business below Canal Street
  • Residents living below Canal Street
  • Students going to a school below Canal Street
  • Many others

What injuries are eligible for compensation?

"There is now $7.3 billion available for 9/11 cancer victims"

Anyone who was present in one of the following locations between between 9/11/01 and 5/30/02 may be eligible to receive money from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and/or for free medical monitoring through the World Trade Center Health Program:

  • Lower Manhattan below Canal Street
  • The Fresh Kills landfill
  • On barges/trucks/piers along debris removal routes
  • The NYC Morgue
  • At garages where emergency vehicles were cleaned

What Injuries are eligible for compensation?

We are working with firms investigating any of the following illnesses, disorders or complications.

Aerodigestive Disorders

  • Asthma
  • Chronic cough syndrome
  • Chronic laryngitis
  • Chronic nasopharyngitis
  • Chronic respiratory disorder due to fumes/vapors Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD)
  • Interstitial lung diseases
  • Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS)
  • Sleep apnea exacerbated by or related to another condition in the list of aerodigestive disorders Upper airway hyperreactivity
  • WTC-exacerbated and new-onset chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

The following Cancers have been added to the list of WTC-related health conditions by regulation: Blood and Lymphoid Tissue Diffuse non-Hodgkin lymphoma

  • Follicular [nodular] non-Hodgkin lymphomaHodgkin’s disease
  • Leukemia of unspecified cell type
  • Lymphoid leukemia
  • Malignant immunoproliferative diseases
  • Monocytic leukemia
  • Multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms
  • Myeloid leukemia
  • Other and unspecified malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue
  • Other and unspecified types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Other leukemias of specified cell type
  • Peripheral and cutaneous T-cell lymphomas
  • <strong>Childhood Cancers</strong>
  • Any type of cancer diagnosed in a person less than 20</li>

Female Breast

Victims who have suffered any of the following covered diseases or illnesses listed on the WTC Health Program List of Covered Conditions may also be eligible for free treatment and medication, in addition to compensation through the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

Did you or a loved one suffer side effects, illnesses or complications potentially resulting fromĀ 9/11 related environmental issues?

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