Rare 9/11 Cancers

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Rare cancer types are defined as any cancers that have affected less than 200,000 individuals in the United States. In other words, the rate is less than .08 percent of the nation’s population. As of today, there are about 70 plus 9/11-related rare cancer types that are eligible for free health care under the WTCHP. Aside from these, other rare diseases affiliated to 9/11 may also receive the same coverage and benefits.


Sarcoma is a rare cancer also known as soft tissue cancer. Despite it being uncommon, sarcoma has been diagnosed among many 9/11 responders and survivors. There are two main types of sarcoma: bine and soft tissue. They can be found in any part of the body as they develop from soft tissue like fat, muscle, nerves, blood vessels, or deep skin tissue.

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 rare 9/11-related 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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