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Heavy exposure to aflatoxins

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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Heavy exposure to aflatoxins Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Aflatoxins - Malignant Neoplasm of the Liver [CR9094]

Preliminary questions [22613]

22812

there is some evidence that heavy exposure to aflatoxins may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

22577 the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

22615the veteran has established the causal connection between the heavy exposure to aflatoxins and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22616the veteran has established the causal connection between the heavy exposure to aflatoxins and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

22617the veteran has established the causal connection between the heavy exposure to aflatoxins and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [22616]

22618

the veteran was heavily exposed to aflatoxins for a period of at least 10 years in the 20 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

35202

operational service made a material contribution to the veteran's heavy exposure to aflatoxins for a period of at least 10 years in the 20 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22620

the heavy exposure to aflatoxins for a period of at least 10 years in the 20 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver, to which operational service made a material contribution, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [22617]

22621

the veteran was heavily exposed to aflatoxins for a period of at least 20 years in the 30 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22622

eligible service made a material contribution to the veteran's heavy exposure to aflatoxins for a period of at least 20 years in the 30 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22624

the heavy exposure to aflatoxins for a period of at least 20 years in the 30 years immediately before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver, to which eligible service made a material contribution, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.