9/11 Cancers

9/11-Related Cancer Statistics

By Hansen & Rosasco

9/11-Related Cancer Statistics The tragedy of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 affected anyone who was present at what came to be known as “Ground Zero” in Lower Manhattan. Whether they were at the site on that day or in the many months that followed – first responders, residents, employees, students, teachers, and many […]

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Uterine Cancer is Not a “VCF Covered Condition” for 9/11 Survivors

By Hansen & Rosasco

The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) and World Trade Center Health Program cover approximately 70 cancers, considered “VCF covered conditions,” which provide free health care to eligible first responders, residents, employees and students who were in Lower Manhattan at the time of the terrorist attacks and in the months after. One condition not considered a […]

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9/11 First Responder Dies of Mesothelioma from Asbestos Exposure

By Hansen & Rosasco

Amid the toxic fumes at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Nick and Margaret Ursta had just one face mask to filter contaminants in the air, so they took turns wearing it. The Urstas had traveled from Pittsburgh with a crew of fellow first responders from the White Oak Rescue […]

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New Link Found Between World Trade Center Dust and 9/11 Prostate Cancer Cases

By Hansen & Rosasco

The World Trade Center Dust Cloud Many remember the dark dust cloud that covered New York City after the terrorist attacks of September 11th. For first responders, commuters and anyone who worked in Downtown Manhattan, it was overwhelming as everyone tried to escape the congestion, chaos and fumes. For viewers far away, it was horrific […]

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The Rise in Prostate Cancer in World Trade Center First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

9/11 Cancer and Treatment As the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) remains uncertain, cancer experts are finding new higher risks in first responders who were at the World Trade Center “Exposure Zone.” Research shows there is a greater risk for prostate cancer in first responders who had the most direct exposure to […]

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Jon Stewart’s Plea for 9/11 First Responders

By Hansen & Rosasco

Jon Stewart spoke on behalf of all first responders and 9/11 victims in front of Congress and America, fighting for the future of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. VCF payouts are given to first responders and other 9/11 victims suffering from 9/11 cancers and illnesses. Having a 9/11 lawyer can help you reach a VCF settlement for your 9/11 claims.

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9/11 Attacks and Cancer Among FBI Agents

By Hansen & Rosasco

Most people know the term “FBI” as the acronym for Federal Bureau of Investigation. But there is an added meaning to these letters. The letters “F,” “B,” and “I” also serve as the organization’s motto: “Fidelity. Bravery. Integrity.” On September 11, 2001, and in the months that followed, many members of the FBI proved to […]

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The Sad and Ongoing Ripple Effects of 9/11

By Hansen & Rosasco

The tragedy of September 11, 2001 is never-ending, and the effects of 9/11 are still experienced by many. In addition to the lives lost in the horrific attacks on that day, the risk of sickness and death continue to follow first responders, policemen, firemen, and in fact anyone who either worked, lived, or routinely visited […]

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Understanding the Connection Between 9/11 and Sarcoidosis

By Hansen & Rosasco

  When the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (WTC) collapsed on September 11, 2001, 24,000 gallons of jet fuel burned fires on the pile for almost 100 days. The debris and dust in the air around Ground Zero contained over 2,500 contaminants that never should have been inhaled. Those contaminants contained glass, mercury, […]

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