Dying for Answers – Radiation Link to Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

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Long Term Exposure to Radiation puts you at higher risk for MPN

A Savannah River Site Worker

The Savannah River Site is on a list of qualified places for Special Exposure Cohort Employees (SEC)

The SEC allows eligible claimants to be compensated without the completion of a NIOSH radiation dose reconstruction or determination of the probability of causation. To qualify for compensation as a member of an SEC class, a covered employee must have at least one of the 22 specified cancers and worked for a specified period of time at one of the SEC work sites.

22 Specified cancers/illnesses (we are only covering the MPNs):

Primary or Secondary Bone Cancer. This includes myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia, essential thrombocytosis or essential thrombocythemia, and primary polycythemia vera (also called polycythemia rubra vera, P. vera, primary polycythemia, proliferative polycythemia, spent-phase polycythemia, or primary erythremia).

** See the Videos and Complete Investigation Here – www.wrdw.com/content/news/SPECIAL-INVESTIGATION-Dying-for-Answers-409329455.html **


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