Because every cancer is different, Social Security has come up with guidelines for each type of the common cancers to determine if they qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. The following is the guidelines Social Security has put out regarding leukemia.

13.28 Cancer treated by bone marrow or stem cell transplantation. (See 13.00L.)

  1. Allogeneic transplantation. Consider under a disability until at least 12 months from the date of transplantation. Thereafter, evaluate any residual impairment(s) under the criteria for the affected body system.

OR

  1. Autologous transplantation. Consider under a disability until at least 12 months from the date of the first treatment under the treatment plan that includes transplantation. Thereafter, evaluate any residual impairment(s) under the criteria for the affected body system.

Call a Utah Disability Attorney

If you have leukemia you may qualify for disability benefits. If you would like to apply for social security disability having an experienced Utah Disability Lawyer who will fight for you can make the difference between winning and losing Social Security Disability Benefits. Call us today for your free evaluation and let our experience work for you. Our SSDI lawyers have the knowledge and experience necessary for you to win your claim.

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