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Cigar smoking

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Malignant neoplasm of the stomach - Cigar smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 July 2003.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [24742]

22889

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

24709 the veteran's malignant neoplasm of the stomach is a carcinoma of the stomach.

24744the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

24745the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

or

24746the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

Clinical onset and operational service [24745]

24747the veteran has smoked at least 15 pack years of cigars before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the stomach and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the stomach occurred within 25 years of cessation.

32302

the veteran's service related cigar smoking commenced at least 15 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4921the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [24746]

24748the veteran has smoked at least 25 pack years of cigars before the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the stomach and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset of the malignant neoplasm of the stomach occurred within 15 years of cessation.

32273

the veteran's service related cigar smoking commenced at least 20 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4922the veteran has some period or periods of cigar smoking that are causally related to eligible service.