9/11 Cancers

Pope Francis Prays for Victims and Responders at 9/11 Memorial in NYC

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

“So here he [the Pope] comes now to Ground Zero and I’m sure he will once again strongly, strongly condemn those who somehow feel it is their mission, it is somehow part of their perverse ideology to destroy us.”

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Volunteers, Brain Cancer, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Lawyer Representation, Prostate Cancer, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Illnesses Effect Residents in all 50 States – Not Just New York

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Sadly, more than 1,800 first responders and victims have died because of 9/11 related diseases. It is estimated that in the end, the number of people who die because of diseases related to working at ground zero will greatly surpass the victims of the attacks that day. Many of these first responders have since left New York and are now living scattered all throughout the United States. As the years passed by, many have developed coughs and other worrisome symptoms. They have been diagnosed with diseases, cancers, and non-curable illnesses – and many are unaware that this is directly attributed to the work they did on 9/11.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program

Mesothelioma among First Responders and Survivors of 9/11

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Most cases of mesothelioma in the United States occur after a person has experienced a lengthy period of exposure to asbestos. The extremely high concentrations of asbestos on 9/11 experienced by thousands, could significantly increase the incidence of mesothelioma among first responders and survivors.

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We Shall Never Forget 9/11. Now – Remember and Protect the Heroes

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

Many of us are now fighting to have Congress Extend the James Zadroga Act of 2010 which provides these benefits. While we all remember 9/11 and mourn the loss of loved ones in our own way, we at Turley, Hansen & Rosasco ask that, no matter where you live, that you click on this link to ask your Congressman to support future health benefits for the hero first responders of 9/11. It will only take a minute, but it may save a 9/11 hero’s life.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, First Responders, Illnesses Covered, Prostate Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

Cancer Takes the Life of the Subject of Iconic 9/11 Dust Lady Photo

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco

  Thousands of people across the nation have seen the iconic 9/11 photograph of the woman who came to be known as the “Dust Lady.” The photo shows a woman covered in ash and dazed following the collapse of the World Trade Center south tower. Marcy Borders, the woman in the photograph recently died of […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Survivors, The James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act of 2010, The Victims' Compensation Fund