Cancers Covered by the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund – 9/11 VCF

The Victim Compensation Fund and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health define a rare cancer 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:

There is an extremely long latency period for mesothelioma and asbestos related disease, from eleven years to fifty years from exposure to become symptomatic. Click here for WTC Health Program doctor’s opinion on asbestos related WTC illness.

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