Prostate Cancer

Posted In: World Trade Center VCF

Prostate cancer is most commonly diagnosed among 9/11 responders and others who were affected by the toxins surrounding Ground Zero. This type of case tends to be among one of the highest victim compensation fund payouts, ranging between $200,000 to $250,000.

Recent studies have confirmed a direct link between the dust and fumes from 9/11 and the diagnosis of prostate cancer among survivors and first responders; first responders are among the most at-risk group. Often times, this cancer grows very slowly, and may never need treatment. However, many doctors recommend a conservative approach to treatment such as watchful waiting or active surveillance.

The following effective treatments are available to those with prostate cancer:

  • Surgical techniques- Vinci robotic-assisted surgery
  • Proton beam radiation
  • HIFU
  • Hormone therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Drugs- angiogenesis inhibitors

Slater Slater Schulman LLP is dedicated to the representation of individuals who have been injured or have loved ones who have been injured by exposure from the toxic debris of 9/11. Our firm is handling litigation related to these claims nationwide.

If you or someone you love was diagnosed with a 9/11-related prostate cancer, please contact Slater Slater Schulman LLP for a free consultation by filling out the form on this page or by calling our office at (800) 251-6990.

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