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Do you have an Agent Orange claim?

posted Nov 9, 2012, 8:27 PM by Neslo Ventures   [ updated Nov 9, 2012, 8:35 PM ]
Veterans Exposed to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides: A Veteran who served in the Republic of Vietnam between Jan. 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, is presumed to have been exposed to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in support of military operations.

Fourteen illnesses or presumptive conditions that are presumed by the VA to be service-connected for such Veterans:

  1. AL - amyloidosis
  2. Chloracne or other acne form disease similar to chloracne,
  3. Porphyria Cutanea Tarda
  4. Soft-tissue sarcoma (other than Osteosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Kaposi's Sarcoma or Mesothelioma)
  5. Hodgkin's disease, multiple Myeloma, respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, trachea),
  6. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  7. Prostate Cancer
  8. Acute and sub-acute peripheral neuropathy
  9. Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2)
  10. All chronic B-cell Leukemias (including, but not limited to, hairy-cell leukemia and chronic lymphocytic leukemia),
  11. Parkinson's disease
  12. Ischemic heart disease


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