I wasn't aware of this problem until a few months ago, when I learned that that I had this cancer. After some research, I found that from a list of possible causes published by the ACS, Liver flukes was the most likely reason for my Bile Duct cancer.
I served in Vietnam during 1966-67 time period, and it's a fairly simple conclusion to arrive at if one just reads the literature relating to the the connection of liver flukes as the leading cause. I realize that the Veterans Administration is more than likely going to be the last to do so, if left to their own devises. So, it will be left to those of us who have this illness, along with our friends and family to convince them of the error of their current position. I would like to thank the people who have been trying to do so up to this point and add my own meager support.
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People should sign this because Vietnam Veterans are dying from this disease. It is a fact that one of the causes of the cancer is ingestion of the Liver Fluke. It is a fact that the Liver Flukes are endemic in Vietnam and it's surrounding areas. It is a fact that cases have been approved by the Veteran's Administration agreeing that veterans have gotten this cancer due to their service in…
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