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.
The PACT Act expands access to VA benefits to U.S. veterans of every era who were exposed to toxins during military service.
The VA wants to expand benefits for veterans with 9 rare cancers, and the U.S. House passed a major toxic exposures bill. Here’s a summary of two plans in the national spotlight this week.
Veterans who were exposed to burn pits and developed cancer will learn next month if the VA will make it easier for them to get disability benefits.
Open-air burn pits are areas the military uses to dispose of garbage and other materials including toxins.