Is there provision in social security from cancer patients? This article will highlight one particular provision. In 2017, more than a million people will be diagnosed with cancer around the
world. This alarming statistic affects people and families everywhere. Chances
are, you know someone who has been affected by this terrible disease.
On June 4, we observe National Cancer Survivors Day in the United States. In
support of this day, Social Security encourages getting checkups to provide early
detection, raise awareness through education, and recognize the survivors who
have gone through this battle or are still living with the disease.
Social Security stands strong in our support of the fight against cancer. The Federal system is actually quite excited to let persons know about the social security for cancer patients. “We offer services to patients dealing with this disease through our disability insurance
program and our Compassionate Allowances program. Compassionate
Allowances are cases with medical conditions so severe they obviously meet
Social Security’s disability standards, allowing us to process the cases quickly
with minimal medical information. Many cancers are part of our Compassionate
There’s no special application or form you need to submit for Compassionate
Allowances. Simply apply for disability benefits online, in-person or over the
phone. Once we identify you as having a Compassionate Allowances condition,
we’ll expedite your disability application.
Social Security establishes Compassionate Allowances conditions using
information received at public outreach hearings, from our employees, who
review millions of disability cases each year, from medical and scientific experts,
and from data based on our research. For more information about
Compassionate Allowances, including the list of eligible conditions, visit This Site
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You may also check this Federal Disability Program.