Health Effects of Military who served in Vietnam, 

from the most sure to the least:   (Maybe NOT Dioxin?)

(do these look like Korean vets?    Gulf war syndrome vets?)

Soft tissue sarcoma  *

Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma   NHL

Hodgkin's disease

Chloracne (this however IS from dioxin)

Porphyria cutanea tarda * (in genetically susceptible individuals)  * high blood sugar, low HGB this example

Respiratory cancers (lung, larynx, trachea)

Prostate cancer

Multiple myeloma

Hepatobiliary cancers

Nasal/nasopharyngeal cancer

Bone cancer

Female reproductive cancers (breast, cervical, uterine, ovarian)

Renal cancer

Testicular cancer


Spontaneous abortion

Birth defects

Neonatal/infant death and stillbirths

Low birthweight

Childhood cancer in offspring

Abnormal sperm parameters and infertility

Cognitive and neuropsychiatric disorders

Motor/coordination dysfunction

Peripheral nervous system disorders

Metabolic and digestive disorders (diabetes, changes in liver enzymes, lipid abnormalities, ulcers)

Immune system disorders (immune modulation and autoimmunity)

Circulatory disorders

Respiratory disorders

Skin cancer

Gastrointestinal tumors (stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer)

Bladder cancer

Brain tumors

" care for him who shall
  have borne the battle"

Abraham Lincoln