This project commenced in March 1991 and included three studies investigating the association between the use of dapsone (an anti-malaria drug) and cancer outcomes among Vietnam Veterans:

  • a male veterans cancer study
  • a study investigating cancer outcomes among male  veterans who experienced an adverse reaction to dapsone
  • a female veterans cancer study
Collection details

Temporal coverage

from 1 January 1972 to 31 December 1989

Geographical coverage


Data availability

  • Publications
  • There are restrictions and limitations governing the availability or use of data in this holding.



Metadata information and data quality statement (DQS)

Study report: Dapsone exposure, Vietnam service and cancer incidence 1992

2007 report updating the study results 'Dapsone Exposure and Australian Vietnam Service: Mortality and Cancer Incidence'


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