Agent Orange tied to aggressive prostate cancer risk

May 13, 2013 4:27 AM

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Agent Orange tied to aggressive prostate cancer risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who were exposed to Agent Orange chemicals used during the Vietnam War are at higher risk for life-threatening prostate cancer than unexposed veterans, researchers have found.

What's more, those who served where the herbicide was used were diagnosed with cancer about five years earlier than other men, on average, in the new study.

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