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I HAVE BEEN A CARBON -ARC (RARE EARTHS) ( LANTHANIDES HEAVY

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I HAVE BEEN A CARBON -ARC (RARE EARTHS) ( LANTHANIDES HEAVY AND LIGHT METALS; THORIUM) EMPLOYEE FOR 30 SOME YEARS. I HAVE HAD HODGEKINS LYMPHOMA, QUAD BY-PASS AND DIABETES. I HAVE BEEN MENTALLY ILL SINCE PUBERTY,I AM NOW 64. THE STATUTE OF LIMITATION DOES NOT EXPIRE OF RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES. IHAVE A BIOPSY OF A 6.5 X 4.5 X1.5 LYMPH NODE. WHAT CHANCE DO I HAVE TO PROVE A ''MORE LIKELY THAN NOT'' WORKER'S COMPENSATION CLAIM?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.
This is Dr. Davidhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2093791113410028is a good article to read.the cause for hodgkin's lymphoma is not well understoodmost rare earth elements are not radioactive.uranium is radioactiveI suspect it will be tough to prove that your prior work in rare earths caused your lymphomalet me know if you have questions.