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
9/11 Victim Blog
Category: 9/11 Skin Cancer
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
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.
9/11 Skin Cancer Screening Available at World Trade Center Health Program
December 13, 2016
By Turley, Hansen & Rosasco on 9/11 Cancers
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers impacting 9/11 survivors. The World Trade Center Health Program’s list of almost 70 covered cancers linked to 9/11 includes skin cancer, including 9/11 melanoma.