How do lifestyle factors and exposure to environmental substances affect our cancer risk?
by Triciar on Mon Dec 11, 2006 12:00 AM
by Ken on Fri Dec 15, 2006 12:00 AM
On 12/11/2006 Triciar wrote:I am wondering if are other Viet Nam Vets out there suffering from Pancreatic Cancer?
by Triciar on Tue Dec 19, 2006 12:00 AM
First, Thank You for serving! My husband was there 69-70. He had non-hodgkins lymphoma in 2001 and was declared clear from that cancer, by the VA, during the very same week we found out about the pancreatic cancer. He had chemo and radiation first, then a Whipple Procedure on July 14, '06 (his 56th birthday). It's been a very long and complicated recovery. How are you doing?
by Joani on Mon Jan 08, 2007 12:00 AM
by Marshmallow on Wed Jan 24, 2007 12:00 AM
The US Department of Veterans Affairs has a site where you can look up Board of Appeals decisions. Search for Pancreatic Cancer, you'll find lots of cases. I have not found any that have compensated with the only cause as Pancreatic Cancer but if there were some on illnesses involved you may find a case similar to your situation. I'm trying to paste a link but I'm not sure if you'll get it.
by Val_Dawn on Sun Feb 04, 2007 12:00 AM
by anniebuggen on Sat Jan 17, 2009 12:00 AM
by gravesc on Fri Dec 04, 2009 03:49 AM
My husband also died of pancreatic cancer in 06 he was a 100% disabled vet with type 2 diabetis. I also have applied for benefits and have been turned down. I am appealing also and have just recieved a letter stating that I have 30 days to submit any other evidence. I have done some reasearch and google diabetes with link to pancreatic cancer and found some things. I will submit these to the VA and Pray.
by milanbulat on Fri Dec 04, 2009 04:31 AM
My cousan and both 63-he went to nam i went to europe- he has alztimerz from agent orange-- i have brain cancer gbm4--what will our sons get from-iraq-afganistan-and the rest of the world we serve-i was proud to serve my country but i question our current positions and the lack of help from our government--we all need to push the va-i will help write and call erevyday for you if it will help-god bless
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