Agent Orange Linked to a Deadly Cancer

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By Molly Clifton

A new analysis finds a link between exposure to Agent Orange and deadly forms of prostate cancer among U.S. veterans.

Previous research has shown that exposure to the jungle clearing herbicide increased the risk of non-lethal prostate cancer and other diseases, but this new study for the first time connects Agent Orange to deadly forms of the cancer.

Researchers say the findings should raise awareness among veterans who may have been exposed to the chemical.

 





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