Thursday, June 14, 2012

Agent Orange Related Illnesses

Please check back for more information on each of the following cancers:   
Conditions recognized as service-connected for Vietnam Veterans (plus veterans who served in Korea in 68-69) based on exposure to Agent Orange and other related herbicides:
  1.  Chloracne
  2.  Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  3.  Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  4.  Hodgkin's Disease
  5.  Porphyria cutanea tarda
  6.  Multiple Myeloma
  7.  Respiratory and Oral Cancers (including cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and
  Prostrate Cancer
  9.  Peripheral neuropathy (acute or subacute)
10.  Diabetes Type II

11.  AL Amyloidosis
12. *All Chronic B-Cell Leukemias, including Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia - CLL
13. * Ischemic Heart Disease
14. * Parkinson's Disease

* refers to 3/25/10 publication by VA proposing regulations to establish these diseases as associated  with Agent Orange exposure. Legislation and funding to follow.  Check VA website

Conditions recognized in Children of Vietnam Veterans:
Spina Bifida
 - The Spina Bifida Program of the VA Health Administration - 1-888-820-1756

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