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Prostate cancer and the veteran

Tom Benjey

Prostate cancer and the veteran

by Tom Benjey

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Published by Tuxedo Press in Carlisle, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health and hygiene,
  • Diseases,
  • Cancer,
  • Popular works,
  • Prostate,
  • Veterans

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Tom Benjey
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC280.P7 B465 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25060868M
    ISBN 109781926261034
    LC Control Number2011032093

      Below Are Other Related Articles Among 1,+ Prostate Cancer Articles On This HUGE 4+ Year Old Prostate Cancer Victory Authority Website: (95% of these 1,+ Prostate Cancer Articles on this website are written by our Expert In -house Writers, after lots of research. The remaining 5% are news articles and videos from relevant sources!). The VA And Prostate Cancer .   The VA's system is a bit strange in that when you first find out you have prostate cancer there is a "financial incentive" to NOT get it treated. Afterall, you will be rated at % for life if you never get it treated and you can keep your PSA above

      Except for skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. We asked VA’s Dr. Anuradha Kunthur about the risk factors for prostate cancer. “African American ethnicity, family history of prostate cancer, a diet rich in animal fat, low vegetable intake, obesity and smoking are risk factors for prostate cancer.”. Partnership 'opens new doors’ for prostate cancer research. VA and PCF signed the agreement in and put it into action early this year. It comes at a time when more t Veterans are diagnosed each year with prostate cancer, making it the most common solid tumor cancer among Veterans.

    I'm hoping a fellow vet with agent orange proven prostate cancer can help me out here. Last year I was diagnosed,(biopsy proven) stage 4 with mets to bones. I applied for compensation and granted % based on my VA medical records and a C&P exam by a VA doctor.   “This new technology will provide our Veterans and their healthcare providers with state-of-the-art ability to identify and target suspicious prostate lesions and maximize the value of prostate biopsy,” explains Dr. Arvin George, the National Cancer Institute-trained urologic oncologist at VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System who spearheaded.


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Prostate cancer and the veteran by Tom Benjey Download PDF EPUB FB2

The VA has programs to assist veterans with prostate cancer both financially and with medical care, depending on the vet's individual circumstances. This book provides the reader with basic information about the disease, types of treatment available, and possible assistance that may be available from the VA/5(2).

The VA offers service-connected compensation to these veterans based on the active cancer or the presence and severity of the cancer residuals. How Does VA Rate Prostate Cancer. Upon establishing service connection, the VA rates prostate cancer depending on if it is active.

If the cancer is active, the VA should automatically assign a %. VA benefits for prostate cancer. Veterans with prostate cancer who were exposed to herbicides during service may be eligible for disability compensation and health care.

Veterans who served in Vietnam, the Korean demilitarized zone or another area where Agent Orange was sprayed may be eligible for a free Agent Orange registry health exam. Surviving. One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime.

While studies have indicated that overall cancer incidence rates among men in the U.S. Veterans Affairs Health System mirrored those of the general population, statistics now show that the incidence rate for military personnel is 1 in 5. It is important to understand your personal risk. Prostate cancer options for Veterans – for one VA doctor, it’s personal Lifework inspired by grandfather’s illness.

VAntagePoint Contributor Posted on Tuesday, September 4, am September 4, Posted in Health, Inside Veterans Health, Research by VAntage Point Contributor 4k views. The Vietnam veteran who served with "boots on the ground" in the Republic of Vietnam is generally eligible for Service Connected Prostate Cancer & Disabled Veterans Benefits once the medical diagnosis of prostate cancer is made.

VA will, however, rate the veteran on any related issues being experienced as a result of having had prostate cancer, such as voiding dysfunction. Veterans who have daytime voiding intervals between one and two hours, or awake at night to void three to.

Veteran totally disabled as a result of prostate cancer and PTSD. Result: Service connection for prostate cancer and PTSD. The veteran served in Vietnam where he was exposed to combat situations as well as other horrifying events.

In the years following service he tried to deal with the anxiety and stress associated with his Vietnam experiences. I have had prostate issues ever since Vietnam, but the VA has denied my claim for prostate pain and issues, and also intentionally withheld all my medical treatment records all my life after Vietnam, as well as denied all service connection up to Veterans With Prostate Cancer are Entitled to a Percent Rating for at Least Six Months After Surgery.

The Department of Veterans' Affairs' ("VA") regulations provide that a percent rating will be assigned for prostate cancer, and that such rating shall continue after the surgery for at least six months. For example, veterans who actually served on the ground in Vietnam and who later developed prostate cancer (or actually one of a number of diseases which the VA lists) were by administrative decision placed in a "presumptive benefit" category, meaning they more or less automatically qualified for benefits upon submission of some relatively.

Military Veterans. Veterans who have been exposed to Agent Orange or other herbicides in the Vietnam or Korean wars are at a greater risk for the possibility of developing prostate cancer, and they are more likely to have an aggressive form of the disease.

Army veteran and retiree, Lt. Colonel Joseph Weinstein, aka Bob, fitness trainer, author and president of the Health Colonel Corporation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, published his new book, 60 Wisdoms and Some Dumb Things, after Dr.

David Taub, of Holy Cross Hospital successfully removed aggressive prostate cancer with da Vinci robotic surgery in January   1b. provide only diagnoses that pertain to prostate cancer 2b. indicate status of the disease€ 1a.

does the veteran now have or has he ever been diagnosed with prostate cancer. (if "yes," complete item 1b) 1c. if there are additional diagnoses that pertain to prostate cancer, list using above format: omb approved no. How The VA Rates Prostate Cancer. The VA has established a rating system for prostate cancer based on the severity of the symptoms.

This rating system falls under genitourinary conditions (38 CFR §a). Prostate cancer is rated according to voiding dysfunction or urinary tract infection (whichever is more severe).

Prostate cancer was diagnosed in ( percent) of the Veterans; ( percent) had high-grade disease. Agent Orange exposure was linked with.

Tom's book was very easy to understand and I followed it step by step and it was right on. His own story is very compelling as well. Highly recommend this book to all vets because the VA covers alot more than just prostate cancer if you were in any of the approved foreign wars.

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men in the U.S., second only to skin cancer. One man in six will get prostate cancer in his lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates that inmore thanmen will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and more t men will die from the disease.

Prostate Cancer Books. Patrick Walsh's Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer (Patrick C. Walsh and Janet Farrar Worthington) The Whole Life Prostate Book: Everything That Every Man — At Every Age — Needs to Know About Maintaining Optimal Prostate Health (H.

Ballentine Carter and Gerald Secor Couzens). The information in this graph was obtained from: Moyer, VA. Screening for Prostate Cancer: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement. Annals of Internal Medicine. Jul;(2) 0–1 fewer men in will die from prostate cancer 3 4 not everyone places the same importance.

Bruce Montgomery shares an update on the PCF - VA research Initiative on precision oncology in prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer Foundation has provided a $50 million dollar contribution to this VA specific prostate cancer effort.

Bruce and Chuck Ryan discuss the developments to date and the future plans. Biographies: Bruce Montgomery, MD Board-certified oncologist, clinical .Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully.

If you have prostate cancer or are close to someone who does, knowing what to expect can help you cope. Here you can find out all about prostate cancer, including risk factors, symptoms, how it is found, and how it is treated.

If so the VA will consider your PCa service connected, making you eligible for disability benefits. The C&P doctor will be asking questions to determine if you are eligible and the extent of your treatment and possible post-treatment disabilities. I've had 3 C&P's over the years for prostate cancer - 2 by VA docs and 1 by a contractor.