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Defenders Debrief: Veteran says cancer went undiagnosed by VA

A San Antonio veteran went to Veterans Affairs hospitals three times while having difficulty swallowing, but doctors instead focused on his past drug use. 

It took retired Army specialist Ken Gould going to a civilian hospital for doctors to get his diagnosis right: esophageal cancer. 

Ken Gould told The Defenders' Dillon Collier he wants to share his story in hopes it can help other veterans get the care they deserve. 

Dillon sat down with Mark Austin and Stephanie Serna on GMSA @ 9 to talk about what happened when Gould first went to facilities and how the VA has responded.


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