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A message from Special Master, Sheila Birnbaum, on the special notice announcing updated claim forms available for cancer claimants

December 13, 2012

Dear Claimants,

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund has updated the Personal Injury and Deceased Individual claim forms to include the types of cancer that NIOSH has added to the list of WTC-Related Health Conditions. The updated forms are now available online through the Claims Management System.

You will find the eligible types of cancer listed in Part III of the claim form. Please see FAQ 3.21 for details on how to add cancer to your existing claim.

Paper forms are available by request through our Helpline and watermarked sample forms are available on www.vcf.gov. Please check our Cancer-Related FAQs for all frequently asked questions related to filing a claim for cancer.

For detailed instructions on how to complete your claim form, please see the Personal Injury or Deceased Individual claim form instructions.