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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Toxic exposure in Iraq causes breast cancer

Initially denied, DAV gets Air Force veteran’s condition service-connected
Dr. T. Danielle Russell is proud of her Air Force service. After she returned home, DAV was there for her when she developed cancer.
She took the vaccines the Air Force prescribed before her deployment. She drank the water the military provided in Iraq. She lived and worked where she was told. Following orders enabled her to survive her tour in Iraq, but she didn’t expect that would also lead to cancer after she returned home.

Dr. T. Danielle Russell is fighting bilateral breast cancer. She first filed a claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2013, believing the cancer was connected to her military service. A VA doctor disagreed, blaming it on genes

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