Agent Orange and cancer: an overview for clinicians.

  title={Agent Orange and cancer: an overview for clinicians.},
  author={Howard Frumkin},
  journal={CA: a cancer journal for clinicians},
  volume={53 4},
Approximately 3 million Americans served in the armed forces in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Some of them (as well as some Vietnamese combatants and civilians, and members of the armed forces of other nations) were exposed to defoliant mixtures, including Agent Orange. Evidence suggests some lasting health effects from these exposures, including certain cancers. This article reviews the evidence on cancer risk after Agent Orange exposure. Data sources include studies of Vietnam veterans… CONTINUE READING

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