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Veterans Want Answers as New Data Shows Rise in Cancers Over Two Decades of War

McClatchy DC Bureau | October 30, 2019

The number of veterans not getting treated, and therefore not being counted, frustrates advocates. “You cannot get treatment at the VA if you are not service-connected,” said Derek Fronabarger, legislative director of the Wounded Warrior Project. “It irks me a little bit when the [VA] says, ‘Oh no, the data isn’t there.’ But they are not capturing the data because they are not treating all of the individuals who are sick.”


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