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Malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 30 April 1997.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [22506]

5803

the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

22472

the veteran's malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx is a nasopharyngeal carcinoma.

22507the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx.

22508the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx.

or

22509the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx.

Clinical onset and operational service [22508]

22510the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx which, if smoking has ceased, occurred within 15 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 [22509]

22511the veteran has smoked at least 20 pack years of cigarettes before the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the nasopharynx which, if smoking has ceased, occurred within 10 years of cessation.

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