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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Hepatitis C Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Preliminary questions [2778]

22811 there is some evidence that hepatitis C may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

22577 the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

2794

the veteran has hepatitis C.

2796the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis C and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

2797the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis C and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

2798the veteran has established the causal connection between the hepatitis C and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [2797]

22582 the veteran suffered from hepatitis C before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

2799the hepatitis C is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [2798]

22582

the veteran suffered from hepatitis C before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the liver.

2800the hepatitis C is causally related to eligible service.