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Self-reported exposure to Agent Orange was significantly associated with an increased risk of head and neck cancer, according to a study involving 8.9 million US veterans of the Vietnam War. Researchers published their findings in the journal Oral Oncology. “Since its use as an herbicidal agent in…
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Patients with monoclonal gammopathy had a higher likelihood of progressing to multiple myeloma if they had past exposure to Agent Orange, a mixture of herbicides used during the Vietnam War. Researchers published the finding, based on data from 211 patients at the John D. Dingell Veterans Affairs…
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The use of appropriate treatments for US veterans with breast cancer can be improved through the use of the 21-gene RS test, according to a study was presented at the ISPOR 21st Annual International Meeting (May 21-25, 2016; Washington, DC). The number of female veterans seeking breast cancer care…
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