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I had a brief comment at my profile from a new member. I will let everyone know ASAP if the Seceretary adds anymore new presumptives to the AO list. Also any vet with bladder cancer who fits into the Camp LeJeune regs here: https://www.benefits.va.gov/COMPENSATION/claims-postservice-exposures-camp-lejeune-water.asp should file the claim that way. Also if an IMO IME doctor ( an oncologist) makes a very strong nexus for the bladder cancer ,having no etiology but for AO exposure, and uses some medical abstracts/treatises to bolster that statement the veteran might succeed in gaining comp for it. This BVA award shows what I mean: "In sum, the medical evidence of record is at least in equipoise as to whether the Veteran's bladder cancer is a result of his exposure to AO while in Vietnam; therefore, resolving reasonable doubt in favor of the Veteran, service connection is warranted for bladder/urethral cancer. 38 U.S.C.A. § 5107; 38 C.F.R. §§ 3.102. ORDER Service connection for bladder/urethral cancer is granted." https://www.va.gov/vetapp14/Files1/1412930.txt
I have recently placed a claim for bladder cancer where I had my bladder removed. I have stoma and bag that collect urine. I have plenty of data from military and civilian doctors who state it is likely from Gulf War service. For some reason VA is pushing back on %. Anyone have any experience on what code and % used to determine compensation for the stoma and loss of bladder?