The VA recognizes over 30 conditions, including various cancers and respiratory illnesses, presumptive conditions connected to exposure to burn pits.
The VA provides disability benefits for service-connected prostate conditions including prostate cancer and enlarged prostates.
Symptoms of constrictive bronchiolitis are similar to asthma, which makes it hard to diagnose. The disease is now on the VA’s list of presumptive conditions associated with exposure to burn pits.
Lymphoma can be service connected either directly, as a secondary condition, or as a presumptive condition under certain circumstances.
The PACT Act expands access to VA benefits to U.S. veterans of every era who were exposed to toxins during military service.
Generally, the amount veterans receive in VA disability benefits for brain tumors depends on whether the tumor is benign or malignant. A malignant brain tumor, regardless of type, is rated at 100%, with a minimum residual rating of 30%.