Agent Orange

Veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides during military service may be eligible for a variety of VA benefits, including disability compensation for diseases associated with exposure. Dependents and survivors also may be eligible for benefits. The following is a list of diseases and conditions that could be linked to exposure to Agent Orange:

  • AL Amyloidosis
  • Chronic B-cell Leukemias
  • Chloracne it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of exposure to herbicides
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Neuropathy, it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of herbicide exposure
  • Porphyria Cutanea Tarda, it must be at least 10 percent disabling within one year of exposure to herbicides
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Respiratory Cancers (includes lung cancer)Cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus
  • Soft Tissue Sarcomas (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi's sarcoma, or mesothelioma)

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