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Can I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits with Cancer?

Posted by Scott Flexer

A cancer diagnosis can be a life-changing experience for many patients. Depending on the type of cancer you have and how it impacts your overall health, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits from the SSA. There are certain specific criteria through which the SSA determines your eligibility for disability benefits if you have cancer.

Most importantly, the SSA analyzes how your cancer condition prevents you from participating in any substantial gainful activity and if it is expected to last for at least a year, or result in death.

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Topics: Disability Determinations, Apply for Disability in Florida, Cancer

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