447 VVN – Agent Orange Peril to Air Force Vietnam Vets Found

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Agent Orange was an herbicide spayed during the Vietnam War to strip forests of their protective foliage. New research has linked US Air Force veterans involved in those spraying missions with an increased risk of MGUS.

News Alert! In this episode important information from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Clinic is featured. It tells about a newly discovered direct link between exposure to Agent Orange and the occurrence of cancer related to Air Force Vietnam Veterans associated with Operation Ranch Hand. The findings are described in a article from mskcc.org titled: Agent Orange Linked to Increased Risk of MGUS in Some Vietnam Veterans that was submitted by Miriam Falco. Any Air Force veteran who was connected to Operation Ranch Hand in any capacity should heed the information in this episode.


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