If you were one of the thousands of people who developed cancer associated with the World Trade Center bombings, you may be entitled to compensation for your illness. There are presently more than 3,700 people, including FDNY and NYPD members, Ground Zero first responders, workers and those who lived in the area or were visiting during 9/11, who survived the attack and now have one or more types of cancer. The top 15 certified 9/11 cancers below, in order of highest incidence rates to lowest, include but are not limited to:

  1. Leukemia
  2. Kidney cancer
  3. Lung cancer
  4. Female breast cancer
  5. Thyroid cancer
  6. Melanoma of the skin
  7. Lymphoma
  8. Prostate cancer
  9. Non-melanoma skin cancer
  10. Colon cancer
  11. Bladder cancer
  12. Myeloma
  13. Oropharynx cancer
  14. Rectal cancer
  15. Breast carcinoma in situ.

Developing cancer as a result of Ground Zero toxin exposure can lead to fear, anxiety and frustration when there are unanswered questions. Speaking to a knowledgeable 9/11 attorney can help you get those questions answered as well as help you receive the compensation and medical treatment you need and are entitled to.

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer after being exposed to hazardous chemicals during 9/11, it is important to speak to an experienced and skilled 9/11 cancer attorney.

Turley Hansen & Partners have the resources and experience needed to represent first responders and survivors of 9/11. Call us today at 1-855-WTC-INFO (1-855-982-4636) to discuss a potential 9/11 cancer claim through the Victim Compensation Fund.