9/11 Cancers

What Are Some Health Issues from 9/11?

What Are Some Health Issues from 9/11?

By Troy Rosasco

 Respiratory and Digestive Issues The “World Trade Center cough” was one of the first signs of exposure incurred at Ground Zero and the surrounding area. Doctors initially recognized the cough within the first six months after the attacks among members of FDNY and other responders who worked on rescue and recovery efforts at the debris […]

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Health Effects of 9/11 First Responders and Survivors

Health Effects of 9/11 First Responders and Survivors

By Troy Rosasco

There are various health effects of 9/11 first responders and survivors. 500,000 people were in the area near Ground Zero when the terrorist attacks occurred on September 11th, 2001. That total included around 360,000 people visiting or working inside area office and retail buildings, 91,000 responders and volunteers working on rescue and recovery operations, 57,000 […]

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Posted under: 9/11 Victim Compensation, Survivors, World Trade Center Health Program
​How Many People Are Currently Enrolled in the WTC Health Program?

How Many People Are Currently Enrolled in the WTC Health Program?

By Troy Rosasco

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act created the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP) to provide free medical treatment and medical monitoring services for those who had incurred 9/11 toxic exposure. These individuals included responders working on the rescue, recovery, and cleanup of Ground Zero in the months that followed the attack, or […]

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What Type of Cancer Is Caused by 9/11?

What Type of Cancer Is Caused by 9/11?

By Troy Rosasco

500,000 people who worked, lived, went to school, and responded to the 9/11 disaster were exposed to the toxic mix of substances contained in the WTC dust plume that enveloped Lower Manhattan from 9/11 though mid-summer 2002. In the 20+ years since, over 100,000 have gotten sick with 9/11-related conditions, including many types of cancer. […]

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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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Posted under: 9/11 Cancers, Illnesses Covered, The Victims' Compensation Fund, World Trade Center Health Program
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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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WTC health program eligibility

WTC Health Program Eligibility Requirements

By Hansen & Rosasco

What are the WTC Health Program Eligibility Requirements? In the twenty years since the terror attacks of 9/11, life has gone on in many ways. However, for those who were injured by the terror attacks in New York City, at the Pentagon, and the crash site in Shanksville, PA, or exposed to toxins at the […]

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