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Cigar smoking


Hodgkin's lymphoma - Cigar smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 20 April 2005.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [34392]


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

34396the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Clinical onset and operational service [34396]

34400 the veteran has smoked at least 10 pack-years of cigars before the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma, and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset has occurred within 15 years of cessation.

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