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 Columbus Freeman of Arkansas, who served 17 years in the National Guard, underwent two amputations on his left leg—first below the knee, and then above—as the result of vascular blockages. A new VA-DoD study is looking at the long-term outcomes of Veterans who suffered severe vascular injuries but did not have their limb amputated.

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ranks as one of the nation's leaders in health research. Thousands of studies are conducted at VA medical centers, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes each year. This research has significantly contributed to advancements in health care for Veterans and other Americans from every walk of life... Learn more



See also: Million Veteran Program (MVP), Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository Project, Veteran Voices


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Major depression is currently the leading cause of disability in the United States, and is projected to be the leading cause of disability worldwide by 2020... Learn more

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Federal partnership to boost cancer therapy

Federal partnership to boost cancer therapy

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The website HealthITAnalytics.com covered a new partnership among VA, the Department of Defense, and the National Cancer Institute that will allow for routine screening of certain tumors for gene and protein information in order to provide targeted, individualized therapies. The program, called APOLLO, is part of the larger national Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

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