9/11 Cancers

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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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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer
9/11 Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer Screening Through the WTC Health Program

By Hansen & Rosasco

  9/11 Lung Cancer screening is available through the World Trade Center Health Program for first responders, lower Manhattan residents and lower Manhattan workers. This also includes screening for the numerous kinds of cancers that researchers have linked to exposure to the toxic cloud of dust and debris that lingered over and around Ground Zero […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Victim Compensation, Lung Cancer

9/11 Lung Cancer Claims and WTC Victim Compensation Fund

By Hansen & Rosasco

Lung cancers are, unfortunately, yet another common cancer seen in claims before the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. Extended exposure to toxins such as asbestos and dioxins left many 9/11 first responders, clean-up workers and those who lived or worked in the area, fighting a courageous battle with lung cancer.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

FDNY Publishes Most Comprehensive 9/11 Health Impact Study Ever Done

By Hansen & Rosasco

God bless the medical professionals at the FDNY WTC Health Program. They just published a thorough 100`page study on the health impacts of 9/11 on FDNY rescue and recovery workers (Firefighters, EMT’s, Paramedics, Officers, civilians and retirees) for the past 15 years. See the New 2016 FDNY 9/11 Health Impact Study here.

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Posted under: 9/11 15th Anniversary, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, Colon Cancer, FDNY, FDNY WTC Health Program, First Responders, Lung Cancer, NYPD, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer

9/11 Responders Urged to Join World Trade Center Health Program by Jon Stewart

By Hansen & Rosasco

If you would like Turley Hansen to enroll you in the 9/11 World Trade Center Health Program in conjunction with your 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund claim, please call us at 1-855-WTC-INFO. We will answer all your questions take care of all the paperwork.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 Lawyer Representation, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, Bladder Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Hodgkin's Disease, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Mesothelioma, Multiple Myeloma, Oropharynx cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Proof of Presence, Rectal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Testicular Cancer, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Thyroid Cancer, What medical benefits and monitoring are provided?, Who is considered a "WTC Responder" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, Who is considered an eligible "Survivor" under the Zadroga 9/11 Act?, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Attorneys Sponsor Long Island WTC Health Program Picnic

By Hansen & Rosasco

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund law firm of Turley Hansen was pleased to sponsor the Long Island 9/11 World Trade Center Health Clinic annual picnic last Saturday, August 13, 2016.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, Skin Cancer, Stony Brook World Trade Center Health Program, Thyroid Cancer, VCF Group B Claims, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization, Zadroga 9/11 Eligibility

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: How to File a Claim Now?

By Hansen & Rosasco

most important thing to do if you were diagnosed with a 9/11 covered condition today would be to “register” your claim with the Victim Compensation Fund. “Registration” is different from “filing” a 9/11 VCF claim. You can register your 9/11 claim without actually filing your claim. This will protect you from missing important filing deadlines.

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Bladder Cancer, Brain Cancer, Breast Cancer, cervical cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophagus Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, NYPD, Pancreatic Cancer, Proof of Presence, Prostate Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program

New 9/11 Zadroga Reauthorization Act WTC Compensation Fund Regulations Available from Turley Hansen

By Hansen & Rosasco

The new WTC Compensation Fund Regulations put the “meat on the bones” of the new 9/11 Zadroga Reauthorization law and tell claimants and their lawyers how to file claims and what to expect in terms of financial awards in the future.

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Posted under: 9/11 and Kidney Disease, 9/11 Cancers, 9/11 WTC Compensation Fund Lawyer, 9/11 WTC Zadroga Act New Regulations, Lung Cancer, Thyroid Cancer, Victim Compensation Fund Claim Procedures, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga 9/11 Act Reauthorization

Getting the Job Done – Speaker Paul Ryan Supports Extension of the 9/11 Zadroga Act

By Hansen & Rosasco

In the wake of the Paris ISIS attacks, Speaker Ryan has come out in strong support of a James Zadroga 9/11 Extension bill. Thank you Speaker Ryan!

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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Colon Cancer, FDNY, First Responders, Kidney Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, The Victims' Compensation Fund, Thyroid Cancer, Uncategorized, World Trade Center Health Program, Zadroga Act Extension