Agent Orange Still Killing

According to a recent study published in  JAMAOncology, veterans of Operation Ranch Hand (the spraying of chemical defoliants by the US Air Force from 1962 to 1971 in Vietnam) have a doubled risk of developing monoclonal gammopathy (MGUS), a precursor to multiple myeloma. The study authors concluded the results support an association between Agent Orange [..]

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New Benzene Cancer Study

The British Journal of Cancer has published a new study on low level benzene exposures and offshore worker benzene cancers. The results support an association between the cumulative effects of low-level benzene exposure and the risk for acute myeloid leukemia (AML), multiple myeloma (MM). The results are suggestive for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). To review the [..]

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