If you’re a veteran who is unable to work due to the symptoms of your Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), you may qualify for disability benefits from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). However, in order to obtain the maximum compensation, you’ll have to receive a 100 percent disability rating for your Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. VA […]
Category: Hodgkin's Disease
For thousands of claimants, it comes as a shock when their long-term disability insurance, Veteran’s Disability benefits, or Social Security disability for cancer is denied.
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Was Your Claim for Hodgkin’s Disease Disability Benefits Denied?
Hodgkin’s disease belongs to a class of cancers known as lymphomas, and is also referred to as Hodgkin lymphoma. Lymphoma is a cancer that develops in the lymph nodes, and in advanced stages invades the spleen, liver, bone marrow and lungs.
Hodgkin’s disease is one of the two main types of cancers of the lymphatic system. The other main type is non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which is more common.