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List of Qualifying Cancers

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List of Qualifying Cancers for the Special Exposure Cohert (SEC)

In addition to having worked for a specified period of time at one of the SEC work sites, to qualify for compensation, a covered employee in most, but not all cases, must also have at least one of the following types of cancer:

▪   Bone cancer

▪   Renal cancers

▪   Leukemia (other than chronic lymphocytic leukemia) provided the onset of the disease was at least two years after first exposure

▪   Lung cancer (other than in-situ lung cancer that is discovered during or after a post-mortem exam)

▪   The following diseases provided onset was at least five years after first exposure:

  • Multiple myeloma
  • Lymphomas (other than Hodgkin’s disease)
  • Primary cancer of the:

◦                                       Bile ducts

◦                                       Brain

◦                                       Breast (female)

◦                                       Breast (male)

◦                                       Colon

◦                                       Esophagus

◦                                       Gall bladder

◦                                       Liver (except if cirrhosis or hepatitis B is indicated)

◦                                       Ovary

◦                                       Pancreas

◦                                       Pharynx

◦                                       Salivary gland

◦                                       Small intestine

◦                                       Stomach

◦                                       Thyroid

◦                                       Urinary bladder

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