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Attention Vietnam Vets: If you have any of the following diseases and are a Vietnam veteran you are eligible for disability benefits.
(i) Type 2 Diabetes (Also known as type II diabetes mellitus or adult-onset diabetes).
(ii) Hodgkin’s disease.
(iii) Multiple myeloma.
(iv) Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
(v) Acute and Subacute peripheral neuropathy.
(vi) Porphyria cutanea tarda.
(vii) Prostate cancer.
(viii) Respiratory cancers (cancer of the lung, bronchus, larynx, or trachea).
(ix) Soft-tissue sarcoma (as defined in § 3.309(e)).
If you fit any of these disease descriptions check out the link above and contact your Veteran Services Officer or the DAV for information on how to apply for disability benefits.