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Pipe smoking

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Malignant neoplasm of the liver - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 14 December 1998.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [22601]

22895

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

22577 the condition under consideration is a hepatocellular carcinoma.

22602the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

22603the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

or

22604the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the liver.

Clinical onset and operational service [22603]

22606the veteran had smoked at least ten pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

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

Clinical onset and eligible service [22604]

22605the veteran had smoked at least twenty pack years of pipe tobacco 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.

4913the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to eligible service.