9/11 Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Victims Eligible for Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF or WTC Fund) pays compensation to individuals diagnosed with 9/11 non-Hodgkin lymphoma. The VCF can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of life enjoyment. If the lymphoma disables a victim, he or she may be entitled to additional compensation for lost […]

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9/11 Colon and Rectal Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“9/11 Compensation Fund”) pays compensation to individuals diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer caused by exposure to 9/11 dust, debris and fumes. The 9/11 Compensation Fund can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of life enjoyment. If victims are disabled by their […]

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9/11 Breast Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

9/11 Breast Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation up to $250,000 for Pain and Suffering The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) pays compensation to women (and men) diagnosed with 9/11 breast cancer. The VCF can award a 9/11 cancer victim up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life. If the breast cancer is […]

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9/11 Lung Cancer Victims Entitled To Victim Compensation

9/11 Lung Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation up to $250,000 for Pain and Suffering The September 11th Victim Compensation pays 9/11 cancer victims up to $250,000 for pain, suffering and loss of enjoyment of life. Further, if lung cancer disables a working person, he or she may be entitled to additional compensation for lost wages. As […]

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9/11 World Trade Center Thyroid Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

Thyroid Cancer at a Glance The thyroid is a gland at the base of the throat that is responsible for regulating hormones, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight.  There are four types of thyroid cancer: papillary (most common), follicular, medullary, and anaplastic. 9/11 WTC Rescue, Recovery, and Cleanup Exposure Increases Thyroid Cancer Risk First responders, […]

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9/11 Bladder Cancer Victims Entitled to Compensation

Bladder Cancer at a Glance The bladder is a hollow organ in the lower abdomen that stores urine until the body releases it.  There are three types of bladder cancer – transitional cell carcinoma (the most common), squamous cell carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma (the least common). The most common signs of bladder cancer are severe pain […]

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WTC-Exposure Causes Damage To Lung Function

Poorer Lung Function in WTC-Exposed Firefighters A recent study of 10,461 Fire Department of the City of New York firefighters who served as first responders during 9/11 revealed a substantial decrease in lung function over the span of 13 years. Researchers found that lung function declined about 10% on average, with little to no long-term recovery.  […]

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More Time to Claim Compensation for 9/11 Cancers

The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund has been extended for five years (until 2020) and fully funded, allowing cancer victims exposed to dust, debris and fumes in the months following the 9/11 terrorist attacks to obtain financial compensation for their injuries, medical expenses and lost wages. With the extension of the Fund, victims typically have […]

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