Agent Orange and Cancer – pro

Agent Orange and Cancer About 3 million Americans served in the armed forces in Vietnam during the 1960s and early 1970s, the time of the Vietnam War. During that time, the military used large amounts of mixtures known as defoliants, which were chemicals that caused the leaves to fall off plants. One of these defoliants was Agent Orange, and some troops were exposed to it. Many years after US forces withdrew from Vietnam, questions still remain about

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Chemotherapy for synovial sarcoma – pro

Synovial sarcoma are a heterogeneous group of malignant bone tumors. Doxorubicin, cisplatin, high-dose methotrexate and ifosfamide have antitumor activity in osteosarcoma, a similar type of cancer. Doxorubicin and cisplatin are frequently used as the basis of treatment, and there is evidence that combinations with methotrexate and/or ifosfamide might provide additional benefit over two-drug schedules. A variety of pre- and postoperative combinations

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