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ACCIDENTS & INJURIES
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BRAIN & NERVOUS
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DIGESTIVE HEALTH
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GENERAL HEALTH & PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS
GENETIC STUDIES
HEALTH RESEARCH OF ALLIED FORCES
IMMUNE/BLOOD SYSTEM
INFECTIONS
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MENTAL HEALTH
MILITARY WORKING DOGS
MORTALITY/DEATH
REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH/OUTCOMES
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VACCINES & PROTECTIVE MEDICATIONS
Cancer

Carcinogenic Potential of Depleted Uranium and Tungsten Alloys
This study in animals is designed to determine whether or not embedded fragments of depleted uranium (DU) cause changes in cells suggestive of cancer.
Project Number:DoD-122
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance: - December 31,2004
Location:Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)
Cost to Date: $140,000


Carcinogenicity of Depleted Uranium Fragments
An animal (rat) model study that attempts to predict the cancer risk to humans associated with tissue-embedded depleted uranium (DU) fragments.
Project Number:DoD-7B
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:January 26,1995 - March 31,2000
Location:Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
Cost to Date: $1,019,214


Epidemiologic Studies of Morbidity Among Gulf War Veterans: A Search for Etiologic Agents and Risk Factors; Study 2: A Comparative Study of Hospitalizations among Active-Duty Personnel Who Participated in the Gulf War and Similar Personnel Who Did Not
The study compares Gulf War-era deployed veterans' risk for hospitalization to that of non-deployed veterans.
Project Number:DoD-1B
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:July 01,1994 - October 01,1998
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $8,639,000 for DoD-1A through DoD-1G


Gulf War And Vietnam Veterans Cancer Incidence Surveillance
The aim of this study is to examine the incidences of cancer in Gulf War and Vietnam veterans of the New England states.
Project Number:VA-4C
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:October 01,1994 - March 31,2000
Location:VAMC Boston
Cost to Date: $2,377,800 for VA-4Core and VA-4A through VA-4F


Kuwait Oil Fire Health Risk Assessment
A study to characterize health risks to US troops and civilian employees exposed to the environment produced by the Kuwait Oil fires.
Project Number:DoD-16
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:May 05,1991 - September 30,1997
Location:US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Cost to Date: $659,000


Kuwait Oil Fires Troop Exposure Assessment Model (TEAM)
A study that integrates Kuwait oil fire Health Risk Assessment data of US troops located at eight fixed air/soil sampling sites with geographic information of all troop location and movements over time to characterize the possible health risk of those exposed.
Project Number:DoD-18
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:May 04,1993 - October 12,2002
Location:US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Cost to Date: $2,368,000


US Department of Defense Surveillance for Neoplasms in Infancy
This study is designed to identify cancers diagnosed in infants of military families, in order to help determine how often they occur.
Project Number:DOD-140
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance: -
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $764,879