Conditions recognized as related to exposure to Agent Orange

The following presumptive conditions are recognized by the Veterans Affairs as related to Agent Orange exposure for veterans who served in county in Vietnam during Jan. 9, 1962, through May 7, 1975.
• AL Amyloidosis — A rare disease caused when an abnormal protein, amyloidal, enters tissues or organs
• Chronic B-cell Leukemias — A type of cancer which affects white blood cells
• Chloracne (or similar acne form disease) — A skin condition that occurs soon after exposure to chemicals and looks like common forms of acne seen in teenagers
• Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 — A disease characterized by high blood sugar levels resulting from the body’s inability to respond properly to the hormone insulin
• Hodgkin’s Disease — A malignant lymphoma (cancer) characterized by progressive enlargement of the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen, and by progressive anemia
• Ischemic Heart Disease — A disease characterized by a reduced supply of blood to the heart, that leads to chest pain
• Multiple Myeloma — A cancer of plasma cells, a type of white blood cell in bone marrow
• Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma — A group of cancers that affect the lymph glands and other lymphatic tissue
• Parkinson’s Disease — A progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects muscle movement
• Peripheral Neuropathy, Acute and Sub acute — A nervous system condition that causes numbness, tingling, and motor weakness.
• Porphyria Cutanea Tarda — A disorder characterized by liver dysfunction and by thinning and blistering of the skin in sun-exposed areas.
• Prostate Cancer — Cancer of the prostate; one of the most common cancers among men
• Respiratory Cancers (includes lung cancer) — Cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus
• Soft Tissue Sarcomas (other than osteosarcoma, chondrosarcoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma, or mesothelioma) — A group of different types of cancers in body tissues such as muscle, fat, blood and lymph vessels, and connective tissues