VA Appeals for Prostate Cancer – Who’s At Risk
This article covers VA Appeals for prostate cancer. Cancer of the prostate is one of the most common cancers among men. The prostate is a small gland in the male reproductive system.
Symptoms and Risk Factors
Some men may have urinary problems, but some men don’t have symptoms early on. The greatest risk factor for prostate cancer is increasing age. Other risk factors include having a father or brother with the disease and being African American. Prostate cancer is often first detected with a PSA (prostate-specific antigen) blood test or digital rectal exam.
Prostate Cancer and Agent Orange
If you are a Veteran who developed prostate cancer after being exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service, you do not have to prove a connection between your prostate cancer and service to be eligible to receive VA health care and disability compensation. Prostate cancer is on the list of presumptive diseases.
VA benefits for prostate cancer
Veterans who were exposed to herbicides during service are eligible. If they developed prostate cancer after the service.
Veterans who served in Vietnam are eligible. Also included are Veterans who served in the Korean demilitarized zone. Or any other area where Agent Orange was sprayed may be eligible for a free Agent Orange registry health exam.
Surviving spouses, dependent children and dependent parents of Veterans who were exposed to herbicides during military service and died as the result of respiratory cancers may be eligible for survivors’ benefits.
Were you denied your VA benefits?
Cameron Firm PC has certified Veteran Appeals Lawyers on staff who will fight with you to secure the benefits you deserve. We understand the sacrifices you have made. Helping veterans like you is our passion and commitment. If you have been denied any of your VA benefits, you have the right to appeal. You also have the right to legal representation.
You have a much better chance of securing all your benefits with legal help. We understand the military legal system. Therefore, we will help you cut through the red tape. Call our office today at 800-861-7262.
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