Repatriation Medical Authority Statement

Myelodysplastic disorderits - Cigarette smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 08 January 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [36988]


the veteran has ever smoked cigarettes.

36996the veteran has established the causal connection between the cigarette smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

Clinical onset and operational service [36996]


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

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