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Cigarette smoking

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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [11060]

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the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

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the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

11061the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

11062the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

11063the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [11062]

11064the veteran had smoked at least ten pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver, and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset occurred within ten years of cessation.

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [11063]

11065the veteran had smoked at least twenty pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver, and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset occurred within ten years of cessation.

3521the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to eligible service.