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Cigar smoking


Myelodysplastic disorderits - Cigar smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 08 January 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [36989]


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

4915 the veteran has ever smoked cigars.

36997the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigar smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

Clinical onset and operational service [36997]


the veteran had smoked at least 15 pack-years of cigars before the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder and, where smoking has ceased, the clinical onset occurred within ten years of cessation.

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