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Pipe smoking

Document

Adenocarcinoma of the kidney - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 21 June 2002.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [31968]

22895

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

4880 the veteran has ever smoked pipe tobacco.

31971the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of adenocarcinoma of the kidney.

Clinical onset and operational service [31971]

31975the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

31973

the veteran commenced pipe smoking at least 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4911the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to operational service.