Where should I receive medical care for cancer that was caused by 9/11?

By Hansen & Rosasco

Where you receive cancer care depends on if you are a first responder, FDNY, or a survivor (e.g., lived worked, were a student or visited lower Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn after the 9/11 attacks).

9/11 Responders

For more information about the Clinical Centers of Excellence for responders, please call 888-982-4748. The following Clinical Centers of Excellence provide medical services to responders:

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Selikoff Centers for Occupational Health

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Two Locations

Annenberg Building

1468 Madison Ave, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10029

(Exams also conducted in Spanish and Polish.)

Mount Sinai – Staten Island WTC Clinical Center

690 Castleton Ave (corner of Hoyt Ave/with entry on Hoyt), 2nd Floor

Staten Island, NY 10310

New York University School of Medicine

Bellevue/NYU Department of Occupational & Environmental Medicine

NYU Langone Medical Center

530 First Avenue, Suite 5B

(Green Pathway, Schwartz East Elevators)

New York, NY 10016

(Exams also conducted in Spanish)

Northwell Health

97-77 Queens Blvd, 9th Floor

Rego Park, NY 11374

(Exams also conducted in Spanish)

State University of New York, Stony Brook

Two Locations

Suffolk County (Main Clinic)

1345 Motor Parkway, 1st Floor

Islandia, NY 11749

Mineola (Contact Main Clinic First)

173 Mineola Blvd Suite 302

Mineola, NY 11501

Rutgers University

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute

170 Frelinghuysen Road

Piscataway, NJ 08854

Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Responders

The The FDNY Responder Health Program provides monitoring exams and treatment to FDNY members (both active and retired) who participated in the WTC rescue and recovery effort at any of the WTC sites (including Ground Zero, Staten Island landfill, and the NYC Chief Medical Examiner’s office) between 9/11/01 and July 2002. Medical services are provided at the locations listed below. For more information about the FDNY program, please call the FDNY Bureau of Health Services at 718-999-1858 or visit this FDNY Website .

FDNY Headquarters

9 Metro Tech Center

Brooklyn, NY

Brentwood, Long Island (Mental Health Services Only)

1001 Crooked Hill Road

Brentwood, NY 11717

Commack (Physical Health Services Only)

66 Commack Rd Suite 200

Commack, NY 11725

Fort Totten, Queens

Fort Totten, Building 413B

Bayside, NY 11359

Manhattan (Mental Health Services Only)

251 Lafayette St.

New York, NY 10012

Middletown, Orange County

2279 Goshen Turnpike

Middletown, NY 10941

Staten Island

1688 Victory Boulevard, Suite 101A

Staten Island, NY 10314


NYC Health + Hospitals System WTC Environmental Health Center

Three Locations

Bellevue Hospital Center

462 First Ave (27th St.)

New York, NY 10016

Gouverneur Healthcare Services

227 Madison St

(Clinton St.)

New York, NY 10002

Elmhurst Hospital Center

79-01 Broadway (79th St.)

Elmhurst, NY 11373

World Trade Center Health Program members who reside outside of the New York metropolitan area can receive their care through the Nationwide Provider network. WTC responders and WTC survivors who move outside of the New York metropolitan area as well as responders from the Pentagon and Shanksville sites may receive healthcare near where they live through the Nationwide Provider Network. Logistics Health Inc. (LHI) manages the Nationwide Provider Network and coordinates care received through the Program for members in the NPN. If you choose to receive your care through the NPN, a case manager from LHI will help you locate a healthcare provider with expertise in diagnosing and treating WTC-related health conditions.

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