Exposure to environmental and chemical hazards during military service is a serious concern, with the potential to cause severe health complications for veterans long after they leave the battlefield. In recognition of this, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has added numerous conditions to its presumptive illness list, streamlining the process for veterans to receive […]
Bladder cancer is a health concern for many veterans. Exposure to Agent Orange, PFAS, and Camp Lejeune’s contaminated water is linked to this cancer, with approximately 3,200 veterans diagnosed annually. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recognizes bladder cancer as a presumptive illness, allowing veterans affected by this disease to access disability benefits more […]
Regardless of the stage of your lung cancer, you are eligible for VA disability benefits.
This article breaks down the basics of the VA rating system for skin cancer and provides guidance on navigating the claims process.
Knowing the ratings for prostate cancer can aid in financial planning and recording its effects on the veteran’s daily life.
For those who have served in the military, the risk of certain health conditions, including specific cancers, can be significantly higher. The increased risk is mainly due to exposure to various environmental hazards during service. Understanding these risks, knowing the symptoms, and being aware of available support options is crucial for all veterans. This article […]