Can I apply for a Compassionate Allowance from SSA if I have cancer?

In cases of advanced stage cancer, you may qualify for “Compassionate Allowance” from the Social Security Administration (SSA). This allows applicants to qualify for benefits in as little as 10 days. Visit for more info.

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