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Below please find a list of the cancers that will be covered for compensation by the Victim Compensation Fund. This list is also available on the CDC's website. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with these or any other type of cancer, please contact us to learn more about whether you will be eligible to receive compensation from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
Any type of cancer diagnosed in a person less than 20 years of age.
Any type of cancer that occurs in less than 15 cases per 100,000 persons per year (called the "incidence rate"), based on data from 2005-2009 as referenced in Copeland et al., Cancer in North America: 2005-2009, published in 2012. Every cancer submitted for certification which is not individually identified in the above list is reviewed by the WTC Health Program to assess if it meets the definition of a rare cancer.
The CDC has issued this document defining and listing WTC-related health conditions in the category of "Rare Cancers": Rare Cancers | CDC.gov
Our attorneys are here to answer your questions with regard to whether your cancer or the death of a loved one may qualify for WTC Victim Fund compensation. Contact us today for a free consultation. The entire mission of our firm is to help those who suffered because of the 9/11 tragedy.
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