What are the 14 diseases associated with Agent Orange?
Currently, the list of health conditions associated with Agent Orange exposure includes the following:
- AL amyloidosis.
- Hodgkin’s and Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
- Ischemic Heart Disease.
- Diabetes Mellitus, Type II.
- Parkinson’s Disease.
- Respiratory Cancer (e.g., bronchus cancer, larynx cancer, lung cancer, trachea cancer)
What diseases are caused by Agent Orange?
The diseases now on the VA’s Agent Orange list are ischemic heart disease, lung and trachea cancers, prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, Hodgkin’s disease, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Parkinson’s Disease, type 2 diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, AL amyloidosis, chronic B-cell leukemia, chloracne, early-onset peripheral
What are the presumptive conditions for Agent Orange?
Porphyria Cutanea Tarda. Prostate Cancer. Respiratory Cancers, including Lung Cancer. Soft Tissue Sarcomas (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma, and mesothelioma)
When did VA recognized Agent Orange?
For the purposes of VA compensation benefits, Veterans who served anywhere in Vietnam between January 9, 1962 and May 7, 1975 are presumed to have been exposed to herbicides, as specified in the Agent Orange Act of 1991.