VA Appeals for Soft Tissue Sarcomas

VA Appeals for Soft Tissue Sarcomas

VA Appeals for Soft Tissue Sarcomas & Benefits Explained

Are you looking for information on VA appeals for soft tissue sarcomas?This article explains soft tissue sarcoma, VA benefits and the appeals process if you have been denied.

Understanding soft tissue sarcoma

Soft tissue sarcomas are a group of cancers in body tissues such as muscle, fat, blood and lymph vessels and connective tissues (that is, distinct from hard tissue such as bone or cartilage). Relatively rare and apart from the much more common carcinomas because these tumors happen in a different kind of tissue.

There are often no symptoms in early stages. The first noticeable symptom is usually a painless lump or swelling. As the tumor grows, it may cause other symptoms, such as pain or soreness.

VA Benefits For Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Are you a Veteran with soft tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma)?  Veterans exposed to herbicides during their service may be eligible for disability compensation and health care.

Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Korean demilitarized zone or another area where Agent Orange was sprayed may also 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 soft tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma) may be eligible for survivors’ benefits.

Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Agent Orange

The VA presumes some soft tissue sarcomas in Veterans are related to their exposure to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service.  If you have soft tissue sarcoma (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma or mesothelioma) and  you were denied your benefits, you have the right to appeal and the right to legal representation.

VA Appeals for Denied 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. So you can feel assured that you will get all the help you need to secure all the benefits you deserve. Call our office at 800-861-7262 or use our secure website to submit your claim. Because we are here to help you.

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