Additionally, Chapter 9 discusses how veterans might have been exposed to those propellants and presents an overview of the their toxicology.

Appendix A provides the conclusions from the first two Gulf War reports. Appendix B provides details of the committee’s search strategy of the peer-reviewed medical and scientific literature. The types of studies reviewed by the committee and comments about the nature of the Gulf War studies are discussed in Appendix C. Descriptive tables of the cohort and case-control studies included in the cancer chapter may be found in Appendix D.


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