9/11 Cancers

Compensation Available for Families of Deceased 9/11 Victims

By Troy Rosasco

Nearly 3,000 people died in the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001. In the days, weeks, and months that followed, thousands of first responders and volunteers worked tirelessly on the rescue, recovery, and cleanup operations at Ground Zero in New York City, and tens of thousands of individuals lived, worked, or attended school in the […]

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uterine cancer claim

Overview of 9/11 Uterine Cancer Claims

By Dan Hansen

The WTC Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund are close to adding uterine cancer (including endometrial cancer) as a 9/11 presumed condition. If you were present in the WTC area any time on 9/11 or though mid-2002, the law will presume that 9/11 caused uterine cancer and cover you for lifetime healthcare and […]

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Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya Farewell

By Troy Rosasco

Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya Farewell – Dan Hansen and Troy Rosasco met with 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya on a conference call last week as she graciously said goodbye to the 9/11 attorneys she has worked with for almost last six years. Ms. Bhattacharyya shared the following thoughts about the 9/11 lawyers […]

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​Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia

Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia: Now What?

By Troy Rosasco

Diagnosed with 9/11-Related Leukemia: Now What? Recently, researchers from New York teamed up with scientists from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to conduct a study to determine if first responders who were present in the Lower Manhattan exposure area on 9/11 or in the months that followed had a higher risk of developing genetic mutations that can […]

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Multi-cancer screening tool

New Multi-Cancer Screening Tool to Help Detect Cancer Earlier

By Dan Hansen

Learn more about New Multi-Cancer Screening Tool to Help Detect Cancer Earlier. People in the 9/11 community were exposed to several cancer-causing substances through the toxic dust at Ground Zero. For these patients, a new multi-cancer early detection cancer screening test called Galleri shows promise in finding more types of cancers in earlier stages of […]

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endometrial cancer

The Cost of Adding Endometrial Cancer to WTCHP Covered

By Austin Hunt

This year, doctors will diagnose nearly 67,000 new endometrial (uterine) cancer cases – the fourth most common cancer among women. However, it has been the only reproductive cancer not on theWorld Trade Center Health Program’s (WTCHP) list of covered 9/11-related conditions. A recent unanimous decision by the WTCHP’s Scientific Advisory Committee signaled that endometrial cancer […]

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Leukemia: Cancer of the Blood and Lymphoid Tissue

By Troy Rosasco

Leukemia is the tenth most common cancer in the general public and the ninth most common cancer in the population exposed to the 9/11 toxins. Leukemia results in more than 61,000 new diagnoses a year and more than 23,000 deaths, including almost 1,000 cases that the World Trade Center Health Program certified as related to […]

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100% Funeral Cost Reimbursement Available to Families of 9/11 Cancer Victims

By Richard Bernich

Some of the families you serve could be entitled to full reimbursement for a loved one’s funeral and burial costs up to $20,000 or more, according to Troy Rosasco, a partner at the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund law firm of Hansen & Rosasco. If the decedent worked in downtown Manhattan any time between 9/11 and […]

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What Is the 9/11 Cancer Fund?

By Hansen & Rosasco

The Victim Compensation Fund provides financial benefits to individuals afflicted with illnesses related to exposure to the toxic dust plume at and around Ground Zero. If you were exposed to toxic materials at Ground Zero on 9/11 or in the months that followed (anybody who was present south of Canal Street between 9/11 and May […]

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victim compensation fund eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Eligibility

By Hansen & Rosasco

What is the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund? Congress originally established the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund in 2001 to bring quick financial relief to those the terror attacks hurt. The original 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) closed in 2004, but Congress reopened the program with new eligibility guidelines through the 2011 James Zadroga 9/11 Health […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program