Many forms of cancer are recognized by the Social Security Administration to result in a disability including:

  • Soft tissue cancers of head\neck
  • Skin
  • Sarcoma (soft tissue and skeletal)
  • Lymphoma
  • Leukemia
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Breast
  • Thyroid gland
  • Intestinal
  • Liver, gallbladder, pancreas and kidneys
  • Prostate
  • Uterine


If cancer has metastasized, it is generally considered to result in a disability.