As documented in our August 4, 2015 post, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is continuing research and consideration of issues related to volatile organic compound (VOC) exposure at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The August 4, 2015 VA Press Release is again contained at http://www.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=2720.
Within the last week, the Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry (ATSDR) released a study evidencing possible association between male breast cancer and service at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The study can be access at Evaluation of Contaminated Drinking Water and Male Breast Cancer at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina: A Case Control Study.
If you have any questions concerning exposure to VOCs at Camp Lejeune and possible entitlements before the Department of Veterans Affairs, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (732) 382-6070 or via email at sdirector@FRE-L.com.