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If you were a responder to the WTC, Pentagon or Shanksville, PA sites, click here for more details.










Welcome to the IAFF WTC Health Website!
We know that there are many different programs designed to help our first responders after 9/11, so the IAFF has created a publicly accessible web resource.

9/11 News Briefs
9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Deadline Approaching
Compensation Fund Deadline
If you were diagnosed with a 9/11-related cancer before October 12, 2012, then you have until October 12, 2014 to register with the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF).

New Changes Added to WTC Health Program Cancer Coverage
Cancer Coverage Update
World Trade Center Health Program Administrator Dr. John Howard has finalized revisions to the definition of "rare cancers" covered by the WTC Health Program under the Zadroga Act.

Prostate Cancer Added to the List of 9/11-Related Health Conditions
9/11-Related Health Conditions
The WTC Program Administrator Dr. John Howard has approved a petition to add prostate cancer to the list of 9/11-related health conditions covered by the WTC Health Program and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund effective October 21, 2013.

9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Deadline Approaching
Victim Compensation Fund
If you suffered an injury or were diagnosed with an illness as a result of your work at the WTC site any time before October 3, 2011, then you must register with the VCF by October 3, 2013.

WTC Health Program Publishes Cancer Screening Fact Sheets
WTC Health Program
The WTC Health Program has published two new fact sheets on colon cancer screening and breast cancer screening. The fact sheets are designed to help members learn about the different screening and diagnostic tools available for rescue and recovery workers enrolled in the WTC Health Program.

Both fact sheets are available on our Downloadable Resource site

To view the breast cancer screening fact sheet, click here

To view the colon cancer screening fact sheet, click here