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Glioblastoma and Agent Orange

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I got an email link to this article this AM.....Bob Walsh has been a radio show guest here many times and many of you know who Claude Unger is, as well as Joe Moore

(Bergmann and Moore law firm)

http://www.healthline.com/health-news/did-agent-orange-cause-mccains-cancer

The problem with the premise of the  article is that John McCain was never exposed to AO. But I mentioned that in a post here on Brain cancer.

We didnt spray North Vietnam with AO .It was not tactically efficient in the North.Napalm was.

But the Senator's terrible diagnosis has spurred a re newed interest ( I hope) in the fact that incountry Vietnam veterans seems to have a higher incident of this cancer then the 

non incountry population.

There are some Facebook pages on Vietnam vets and glioblastoma,such as:

https://www.facebook.com/NamTanker/

and some AO gioblastoma cases have been won:

https://www.va.gov/vetapp12/files1/1201988.txt

https://www.va.gov/vetapp14/Files6/1451330.txt

Perhaps this will become a new AO presumptive. at some point.....but even if not, with strong IMOs the veterans were service connected on a direct SC basis without relying on the presumptive list. Nothing is Impossible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

https://www.va.gov/vetapp14/Files5/1443651.txt

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Just bumping this up because I gave our web site addy to commentors at a newspaper that did an article on the John Mc Cain diagnosis.

There is also many at Facebook who need AO info ,regarding glioblastoma , but I dont do Facebook so maybe they have google alerts for AO Glioblastoma and will see our link at the other newspaper web site.

 

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