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Pipe smoking


Myelodysplastic disorderits - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 08 January 2007.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [36990]


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

4880 the veteran has ever smoked pipe tobacco.

36998the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of myelodysplastic disorder.

Clinical onset and operational service [36998]


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

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