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AGENT ORANGE & Bladder Cancer - in the news, today

2 years 11 months ago #50829 by jimswife
Now we just need to keep this front & center. Secretary McDonald will make the decision if it becomes a presumptive within the next 6 months. It isn't over yet. But, it's a good start. Much better than where we had been. It looks as if it would qualify for as likely as not.

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2 years 11 months ago #50826 by Flamenco.
I agree! Just so frustrating that it has taken so long for them to admit it!
Diane

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2 years 11 months ago #50823 by itsamama
Here's some updated information that may help those (like my DH *Dear Hubby*) who were exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam & now have Bladder Cancer:
http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2016/03/10/agent-orange-exposure-linked-bladder-cancer-hypothyroidism/81583512/

This is potentially GREAT news.

DH (Dear Hubby)...
Diagnosed: March 2013
TURBT (non-invasive, aggressive), CIS: April 2013
BCG began: May 2013
Completed initial BCG: July 2013

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