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Update from the Special Master on 9/11 Payments

9/11 Cancer Fund Lawyers, Responders, and Survivors Look Forward to Continued Progress in Payouts in 2015

In 2014, the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) made considerable progress in the processing of claims for compensation. The VCF, sometimes referred to as the 911 Cancer Fund, compensates individuals who have suffered from cancer and other related conditions and have experienced pain and suffering and economic loss. 911 Cancer Fund attorneys have discovered that […]

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What Happens When the 9/11 Cancer Fund Expires?

9/11 Cancer Fund Lawyers and Advocates Concerned About Extension of Zadroga Act Many advocates and 9/11 Cancer Fund lawyers for 9/11 responders and survivors are concerned about the expiration of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in 2015. The Zadroga Act established the World Trade Center Health Program and also the September 11th […]

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911 Cancer Fund Adds Prostate Cancer and New Rare Cancers

The 911 Cancer Fund has added several cancers to the list of “covered conditions” now eligible for compensation, including prostate cancer 911. After the World Trade Center Health Program conducted extensive research— including epidemiological studies of September 11, 2001 exposed populations and systemic literature searches—the Center found a basis to include both prostate cancer and […]

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