9/11 Victim Blog

Category: 9/11 Skin Cancer

How Do I Identify Skin Cancer?

December 7, 2018

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is one of the most common types of cancers among survivors of the 9/11 terror attacks, as well as Downtown New York City residents, workers, and students who were present in the area the day of and thereafter. That’s why if you lived, worked, or spent time in Lower Manhattan between September 11, 2001, and May 30, 2002, it’s especially important to know how to identify skin cancer. Know What You’re Looking For The deadliest form of skin cancer is known as melanoma. It’s critical to identify melanoma as early as possible. This can be done by performing… READ ARTICLE

Skin Cancers Most Common 9/11 Related Cancers

May 1, 2018

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Skin Cancer

9/11 related skin cancer is, by far, the  most common type of cancer suffered by downtown  New York City residents, workers, and students who were present in lower Manhattan on or after 9/11 attacks. This exposed population suffers from many types of skin cancers, including non-melanoma (malignant neoplasms) skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Less common, but much more serious, are malignant melanomas of the skin. Fortunately, downtown residents, workers, and students can receive lifetime healthcare form the World Trade Center Health Program which pays 100% for the cost of care of all 9/11-related dermatological… READ ARTICLE

9/11 WTC Fund Awards for Skin Cancer

January 25, 2017

By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers

Non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common 9/11-related cancer treated at the WTCHP Clinical Centers of Excellence. The WTC attorneys at Turley Hansen have represented numerous clients with non-melanoma skin cancer before the WTC Victim Compensation Fund. Should you have questions about medical care or an award for Non-melanoma skin cancer from the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, please call us at 1-855-982-4636.