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2014-10-14 23:01:04

The deadline to register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) is Tuesday, October 14, 2014 for claimants who were diagnosed with an eligible cancer on or before October 12, 2012.

2014-10-09 23:01:35

World Trade Center (WTC) rescue workers and survivors who were diagnosed with an eligible cancer on or before October 12, 2012 face a deadline of October 14, 2014 to register for the September

2014-09-12 23:03:40

The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act would extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund for another 25 years,

2014-08-28 23:07:35

A report released by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) supports the decision to add cancers to the list of illnesses covered by the World Trade Center Health program.

2014-08-15 23:02:51

The total number of responders who have been diagnosed with cancer in the years since the 9/11 World Trade Center Attacks now exceeds 2,500. Port Washignton,

2014-07-02 23:01:03

Since its inception, the World Trade Center Program has broadened to expand the dangerous illnesses associated with the toxic cloud present at the site of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

9-11 Study Casts Doubt On Government’s Move To Include Cancer In Compensation Fund
2012-12-19 09:21:40

More than a decade after the World Trade Center terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, the US government added cancer to the list of sicknesses covered by a $4.3 billion fund set up to help rescue workers and others who were adversely affected by the cleanup process after the tragedy.

2012-05-22 18:37:14

Residents of Lower Manhattan who suffered home damage following the September 11 terrorist attacks are more likely to report respiratory symptoms and diseases than area residents whose homes were not damaged.


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