Final 9/11 Health Ruling: Myeloma Included for Compensation

On September 10th, 2012, the World Trade Center Health Program released a final rule that added myeloma to the list of covered health conditions.

The World Trade Center Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment to eligible firefighters and related personnel, law enforcement officers, and rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers who responded to the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. On September 10, 2012, the program released a final ruling that adds certain cancers, including multiple myeloma, to the list of covered health conditions. Research has shown a relationship between myeloma and exposure to carcinogens located at the World Trade Center site, and