Agent Orange Conditions

What Are The Most Common Agent Orange Conditions This article covers the most common Agent Orange conditions. There is an extensive list of conditions related to Agent Orange and here we deal with the most prominent. During much of the Vietnam War, the military used defoliants which were used to help expose enemy sanctuaries and […]

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Non-Presumptive Agent Orange Illness

Non-Presumptive Agent Orange Illness Claims Information on obtaining benefits in Non-Presumptive Agent Orange illness claims. In the VA benefits world, over a dozen serious conditions have a presumptive Agent Orange connection. Generally, Veterans with one of these conditions need only show service in the Vietnam theater between 1962 and 1975, a current diagnosis of a […]

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Disabilities Tied To Fort McClellan

Five Common Disabilities Tied To Fort McClellan This article details the five common disabilities tied to Fort McClellan. For much of the Cold War period, Agent Orange, a powerful defoliant, was widely used in Vietnam and elsewhere. Before they sprayed this chemical over the jungles of Southeast Asia, many Veterans spent time at Fort McClellan, […]

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Agent Orange and Cholangiocarcinoma

Agent Orange and Cholangiocarcinoma, is there a connection to Vietnam Veterans? There definitely does seem to be a connection between Agent Orange and Cholangiocarcinoma to Vietnam Veterans. Cholangiocarcinoma or bile duct cancer is one of the rarest forms of cancer known to science. For this reason, it is difficult to generalize about its causes and […]

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Agent Orange and Bone Cancer?

Agent Orange And Bone Cancer, Is There A Link? Many veterans affected by Agent Orange and Bone Cancer are asking if there could be. This article discusses the possibility that Agent Orange may cause or aggravate Bone Cancer. Many chemicals only cause serious illness, at worst. A few others, like household bleach, can cause death. […]

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Agent Orange And Alzheimer’s

Is There a Link Between Agent Orange and Alzheimer’s Disease? A connection between Agent Orange and Alzheimer’s disease has caused a great deal of discussion.  Almost 50 years after the last American troops left Vietnam, researchers are still struggling to understand the link between the defoliant Agent Orange and serious illness. The link between Agent […]

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Brain Cancer and Agent Orange

Is There A Link Between Brain Cancer and Agent Orange The connection between Brain Cancer and Agent Orange are covered in this article. Senator and former Vietnam POW John McCain passed away in August, 2018. His passing led to scrutiny about the link between brain cancer and Agent Orange. Currently, the Veterans Administration has only […]

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(AML) Caused by Agent Orange Exposure

Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Caused by Agent Orange Exposure Is Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) caused by Agent Orange Exposure? Most forms of cancer involve cells that divide in an out-of-control fashion. These cells collect in the body and are extremely harmful. That is also why chemotherapy patients often lose their hair. The drug attacks all […]

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Multiple Myeloma and Agent Orange

Is There A Link Between Multiple Myeloma and Agent Orange Scientists discovered the link between Multiple Myeloma (MM) and Agent Orange in 1964.   Nevertheless, the government continued using this dangerous defoliant for almost a decade thereafter.  For this reason, Multiple Myeloma is on the presumptive list of Agent Orange-related conditions.  But denials of claims for this disease […]

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Agent Orange And Bladder Cancer

The Link Between Agent Orange And Bladder Cancer Many veterans were exposed to Agent Orange and bladder cancer has been infecting their bodies since.  If you served in the Republic of Vietnam between January 9, 1962, and May 7, 1975, or certain areas of Thailand, you were probably exposed to Agent Orange.  The U.S. sprayed […]

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