HEALTH INFORMATION LINKS

This page contains links to health related information including cancer and Agent Orange illnesses.

 

AGENT ORANGE INFORMATION

 

In order to file a successful claim with the VA relative to an illness likely to have been caused by exposure to Agent Orange, the claimant must provide documentation that they were stationed in a area in which they may have been exposed. The below links provide information relative to such claims.

1964 Deck Log - Documents Lyman K. Swenson tied up to Pier B in Saigon, May 4 - 5, 1964. This is a .pdf document that requires Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer you may get it free by clicking Here.

In January of 2011 the VA released an updated list of Blue Water Ships that are now considered Brown Water ships - thus all crewmembers serving during the specified times are granted in-county status and given full presumption of exposure to herbicides.

 

Click Here For The Current List Of Ships

 

Click Here For Information On What to Do If Your Ship IS Or IS NOT Listed

 

Click Here for a list of diseases recognized by the VA as being associated with Agent Orange.

 

Click Here to go to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Agent Orange Information page.

 

Click Here to read a report by the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association on the contamination of Da Nang Harbor.

 

 

MESOTHELIOMA INFORMATION

 

Mesothelioma help for veterans at Mesothelioma.net

 

Mesothelioma help for veterans at Mesothelioma Fund

 

Mesothelioma help for veterans at Mesothelioma Survival.org.

 

Mesothelioma help for veterans at Mesothelioma Veterans Center.

Mesothelioma help for veterans at Mesothelioma Guide.

 

Mesothelioma Symptoms is an extensive database of information and resources for patients and their families to better understand the symptoms of mesothelioma and the various aspects of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment.

 

 

Go to PleuralMesothelioma.com for information.

 

                                                                         

 

Information on Mesothelioma that s helpful to veterans may be found at Mesothelioma Web

 

 

For more information on Mesothelioma and Veterans please see the resources at the Mesothelioma Cancer Center at Asbestos.com

 

Mesothelioma.com Important information for veterans who may have been exposed to asbestos while serving in the United States Military.