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Presumptive Law Coverage for Cancer
 
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State Cancer Language
Alabama Alabama exposed to a known carcinogen which is reasonably linked to the disabling cancer
Alaska brain, malignant melanoma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, bladder, ureter, kidney
Arizona brain, bladder, rectal, colon, lymphoma, leukemia, adenocarcinoma or mesothelioma
California demonstrate he or she was exposed to a known carcinogen as defined by the IARC
Colorado cancer of the brain, skin, digestive system, hematological system, or genitourinary system
Connecticut Kahler's Disease, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and prostate or testicular cancer
Illinois cancer involved must be a type which may be caused by exposure to heat, radiation or a known carcinogen as defined by the IARC
Indiana cancer that is caused by a known carcinogen to which an individual is at risk for occupational exposure
Iowa prostate cancer, primary brain cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, uterine cancer, malignant melanoma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, bladder cancer, colorectal cancer, multiple myeloma, testicular cancer, and kidney cancer
Kansas type of cancer which may, in general, result from exposure to heat, radiation or a known carcinogen
Louisiana bladder, brain, colon, liver, pancreas, skin, kidney, gastrointestinal tract, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma
Maine kidney, prostate, breast, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, testicular, colon, brain, bladder, leukemia or multiply myeloma
Maryland has leukemia or pancreatic, prostate, rectal, or throat cancer that is caused by contact with a toxic substance
Massachusetts cancer affecting the skin or the central nervous, lymphatic, digestive, hematalogical, urinary, skeletal, oral or prostate systems, lung or respiratory tract
Minnesota cancer of a type caused by exposure to heat, radiation, or a known or suspected carcinogen, as defined by the IARC
Missouri cancer affecting the skin or the central nervous, lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, skeletal, oral, breast, testicular, genitourinary, liver or prostate systems, as well as any condition of cancer which may result from exposure to heat or radiation or to a known or suspected carcinogen as determined by the International Agency for Research on Cancer
Nebraska cancer affecting the skin or the central nervous, lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, skeletal, oral, or prostate systems
Nevada exposed to a known carcinogen as defined by the IARC
New Hampshire cancer involved must be a type which may be caused by exposure to heat, radiation, or a known or suspected carcinogen as defined by the IARC
New Mexico brain, bladder, kidney, colorectal, non-hodgkins lymphoma, leukemia, ureter, testicular, breast, esophageal, multiple myeloma
New York cancer affecting the lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, neurological, breast, reproductive, or prostate systems
North Dakota cancer is one which arises due to exposure to smoke, fumes, or carcinogenic, poisonous, toxic, or chemical substances
Oklahoma existence of any cancer which was not revealed by the physical examination passed by the member upon entry into the department
Oregon brain cancer, colon cancer, stomach cancer, testicular cancer, prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, cancer of the throat or mouth, rectal cancer, breast cancer or leukemia
Pennsylvania cancer suffered by a firefighter... who can establish direct exposure to a carcinogen
Rhode Island disabling occupational cancer which develops as a result of the inhalation of noxious fumes or poisonous gases
South Dakota impairment of health caused by cancer
Tennessee any impairment of health of such fire fighter caused by disease or cancer resulting in hospitalization, medical treatment or any disability
Texas cancer that may be caused by exposure to heat, smoke, radiation, or a known or suspected carcinogen as determined by the IARC
Vermont cancer limited to leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma, and cancers originating in the bladder, brain, colon, gastrointestinal tract, kidney, liver, pancreas, skin, or testicles.
Virginia Leukemia or pancreatic, prostate, rectal, throat, ovarian or breast
Washington brain cancer, malignant melanoma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, bladder cancer, ureter cancer, and kidney cancer
Wisconsin skin, breasts, central nervous system or lymphatic, digestive, hematological, urinary, skeletal, oral or reproductive systems
 
Province Cancer Language
Alberta Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
British Columbia Leukemia, non-Hogkins lymphoma, bladder, brain, colorectal, kidney, lung, testicular, ureter
Manitoba Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, testicular, esophageal
New Brunswick brain, bladder, colorectal, esophageal, kidney, testicular and ureter cancer, in addition to leukemia, non-Hodgkins lymphoma and lung cancer
Northwest Territories multiple myeloma, leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, brain cancer, colo-rectal cancer, lung cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer, testicular cancer
Nova Scotia …..a cancer or other disease that is prescribed by the Governor in Council by regulation
Ontario Leukemia, brain, bladder, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, esophageal
Saskatchewan Leukemia, brain, bladder, lung, ureter, kidney, colorectal, non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, testicular
Yukon leukemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, bladder cancer, brain cancer, colo-rectal cancer, esophageal cancer, kidney cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer, ureter cancer, or any prescribed form of cancer;
 
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