Episode 33: Bladder Cancer Matters Podcast Information About Veterans Benefits and Bladder Cancer


Jackie Imboden

Jackie Imboden

This Episode 33 of “Bladder Cancer Matters,” host Rick Bangs talks with Ms. Jackie Imboden. Jackie is a special advisor for military exposures for the Veterans Benefits Administration or VBA, which provides disability compensation benefits to millions of veterans and their survivors. In her current role, she serves as a key advisor on military environmental exposures for disability compensation claims.

Jackie and Rick discuss:

  • How to apply for VA benefits
  • What disability compensation is and who may qualify for it
  • What a presumptive service connection is
  • Where veterans can go for help when navigating the VA system

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and guests and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network.

For information about the medical side of military veterans and bladder cancer, we invite you to listen to “Veterans and Bladder Cancer: What You Need to Know with Dr. Joshua Meeks,” Bladder Cancer Matters Episode 30.


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