70+ 9/11 Cancers Are Covered by the Victim Compensation Fund

Thousands of September 11 responders and downtown office workers, residents, students and others are suffering from cancers caused by their exposure to the toxic dust, smoke and fumes released by the destruction of the World Trade Center towers. The 9/11 lawyers at Borri Law Offices help cancer victims obtain compensation for their cancers.

More Than 70 Cancers Eligible for Compensation

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund compensates victims for more than 70 eligible cancers. A few of the most common 9/11 cancers are:

  • Lung cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer9/11 cancers
  • Colorectal cancers
  • Bladder cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Kidney cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Blood & Lymphoid Tissue cancers

Dozens of “Rare Cancers” Eligible for Compensation

Individuals with rare cancers are also eligible for compensation from the 9/11 Cancer Fund. Some examples of cancers of “rare cancers” include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Brain Cancer
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Cervix Uteri Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Cancer
  • Gallbladder/Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testis Cancer
  • Thymus Cancer

A Complete List of all Cancers Covered by the 9/11 Cancer Fund is Below:

If you’re unsure whether your cancer is eligible for compensation, call our 9/11 Cancer Fund lawyers at 888-444-2336 for a Free Consultation or Submit the Form and We Will Reach Out to You.

Head & Neck Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasm of lip
  • Malignant neoplasm of base of tongue
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of tongue
  • Malignant neoplasm of parotid gland
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified major salivary glands
  • Malignant neoplasm of floor of mouth
  • Malignant neoplasm of gum
  • Malignant neoplasm of gum
  • Malignant neoplasm of palate
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified parts of mouth
  • Malignant neoplasm of tonsil
  • Malignant neoplasm of oropharynx
  • Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx
  • Malignant neoplasm of piriform sinus
  • Malignant neoplasm of hypopharynx
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined conditions in the lip, oral cavity and pharynx
  • Malignant neoplasms of nasal cavity
  • Malignant neoplasm of accessory sinuses
  • Malignant neoplasm of the larynx


Prostate Cancer

Soft Tissue Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasm of peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system
  • Malignant neoplasm of other connective and soft tissue

Skin Cancer (Non Melanoma)

  • Other malignant neoplasms of skin
  • Scrotum


  • Malignant melanoma of skin

Digestive System Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasm of the esophagus
  • Malignant neoplasm of the stomach
  • Malignant neoplasm of the colon
  • Malignant neoplasm of rectosigmoid junction
  • Malignant neoplasm of the rectum
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined digestive organs
  • Malignant neoplasm of the liver and intrahepatic bile ducts
  • Malignant neoplasms of retroperitoneum and peritoneum

Respiratory System Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasms of the trachea
  • Malignant neoplasm of bronchus and lung
  • Malignant neoplasm of heart, mediastinum and pleura
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and ill-defined sites in the respiratory system and intrathoracic organs

Female Reproductive Organs Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasm of ovary
  • Malignant neoplasm of the uterus, including endometrial cancer

Breast Cancer

  • Malignant neoplasm of breast

Urinary System Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasm of bladder
  • Malignant neoplasm of the kidney except renal pelvis
  • Malignant neoplasm of renal pelvis
  • Malignant neoplasm of ureter
  • Malignant neoplasm of other and
  • unspecified urinary organs

Eye & Orbit Cancers

  • Malignant neoplasms of eye and adnexa

Thyroid Cancer

  • Malignant neoplasm of thyroid gland

Blood & Lymphoid Tissue Cancers

  • Hodgkin’s disease
  • Follicular (nodular) non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Diffuse non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Peripheral and cutaneous T-cell lymphomas
  • Other and unspecified types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Malignant immunoproliferative diseases
  • Multiple myeloma and malignant plasma cell neoplasms
  • Lymphoid leukemia
  • Myeloid leukemia
  • Monocytic leukemia
  • Other leukemias of specified cell type
  • Leukemia of unspecified cell type
  • Myeloid malignancies
  • Other and unspecified malignant neoplasms of lymphoid, hematopoietic and related tissue

Rare Cancers – defined as “any type of cancer that occurs in less than 15 cases per 100,000 persons per year in the United States.” Some examples of cancer that meet the “rare cancer” definition include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Malignant neoplasm of the testis and penis
  • Neuroendocrine malignancies
  • Malignant neoplasm of the male breast
  • Malignant neoplasm of the gallbladder/biliary tract
  • Malignant neoplasm of the small intestine
  • Malignant neoplasm of the thymus
  • Malignant neoplasm of the central nervous system
  • Malignant neoplasm of the adrenal gland
  • Gastrointestinal stromal malignancies
  • Malignant neoplasm of the bone and articular cartilage
  • Malignant neoplasm of the placenta
  • Malignant neoplasm of the vulva, vagina, and cervix uteri (invasive only)
  • Myeloid neoplasms

Childhood Cancers – defined as “any type of cancer diagnosed in a person less than 20 years of age.”

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Over $150 Million Collected for Cancer Victims

$2,000,000.00 Award for Family of NYC Department of Transportation worker diagnosed with bile duct cancer
$1,315,000.00 Award for Lower Manhattan restaurant worker with sarcoma, caught in the dust cloud

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