Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is a synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed).
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DES Action USA
Non-profit organization dedicated to informing the public about DES (diethylstilbestrol) and helping DES-exposed individuals. Publishes on various aspects of DES exposure and provide a link between DES-exposed people, researchers, and the medical community.
Questions and Answers About DES
Information from the National Cancer Institute about DES (diethylstilbestrol) and its potential effects on mothers who have taken the drug and daughters and sons who were exposed to it in utero.
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