Cancer is certainly a condition that qualifies for disability benefits. Often, applications for claimants with cancer are expedited due to the severity of their condition. Because cancer is such a broad diagnosis, Social Security has broken it down to the following types and assigned qualifications for each type.

Soft Tissue Cancers of the Head and Neck
Skin
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Lymphoma
Leukemia
Multiple Myeloma
Salivary Glands
Thyroid Gland
Breast
Skeletal System Sarcoma
Maxilla Orbit or Temporal Fossa
Nervous System
Lungs
Pleura or Mediastinum
Esophagus or Stomach
Small Intestine
Large Intestine
Liver or Gallbladder
Pancreas
Kidneys, Adrenal Glands, or Ureters Carcinoma
Urinary Bladder Carcinoma
Uterine or Ovarian Cancer
Prostate Gland Carcinoma
Testicles
Penis
Leukemia
Malignant Melanoma

 

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