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Cigar smoking

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Adenocarcinoma of the kidney - Cigar smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 21 June 2002.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [31967]

22889

there is some evidence that cigar smoking may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

4915 the veteran has ever smoked cigars.

31970the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of adenocarcinoma of the kidney.

Clinical onset and operational service [31970]

31974the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of cigars before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred within 20 years of cessation.

31972

the veteran's service related cigar smoking commenced at least 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4921the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to operational service.