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Pipe smoking


Hodgkin's lymphoma - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 20 April 2005.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [34393]


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

34397the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Clinical onset and operational service [34397]

34401 the veteran has smoked at least 10 pack-years of pipe tobacco before the clinical onset of Hodgkin's lymphoma, and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset has occurred within 15 years of cessation.

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