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Malignant neoplasm of the stomach - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 16 July 2003.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [21813]

24709

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

5803

the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

21814the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

4035the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

or

4202the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of malignant neoplasm of the stomach.

Clinical onset and operational service [4035]

5177the veteran has smoked at least fifteen pack years of cigarettes 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.

32296

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

3116the veteran has some period or periods of cigarette smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [4202]

24710the veteran has smoked at least 25 pack years of cigarettes 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.

32270

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

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