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Smoking tobacco products - material contribution

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Hodgkin's lymphoma - Smoking tobacco products - material contribution Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 20 April 2005.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [34394]

30303

the veteran has smoked cigarettes, cigars or pipe tobacco at some time.

34398the veteran has established the causal connection between smoking tobacco products and operational service for the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Clinical onset and operational service [34398]

34402

the veteran smoked at least 10 pack-years of cigarettes or the equivalent thereof in other tobacco products before the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma, and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset has occurred within 15 years of cessation.

34403

smoking as a causal result of operational service made a material contribution to the requirements of the Statement of Principles for Hodgkin's lymphoma regarding smoking.