Regular Mammograms may reduce Breast Cancer Mortality by 49%

Regular mammograms may reduce breast cancer mortality by almost 50%Women who took Diethylstilbestrol DES and those who were exposed to the drug prenatally have an increased risk of breast cancer after age 40! Yet very few doctors know about DES as a risk factor and mammograms are not prescribed under the age of 50 in the UK unless breast cancer runs in your family …

Read Regular mammograms may reduce breast cancer mortality by almost 50%

Get in touch with Journalist Jaymi McCann if you are DES-exposed and from the UK

Jaymi : “Glaswegian reporter and writer in London”

Jaymi McCann on TwitterYou can always get in touch with journalist Jaymi McCann via Twitter if you are a DES Daughter, DES Son and/or DES grand-child from the UK…

Jaymi McCann wrote the post “ Thousands of women could be at risk from ‘silent Thalidomide ” with Sarah Morrison.

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A Woman’s Silence…

For all the DES Daughters who suffer in silence …

I had to share this for all the DES daughters who suffer in silence …
Kudos to all the DES action groups, non-profits and organisations who speak out on behalf of all those who can’t!

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Eli Lilly lawsuit – When the Melnick sisters reached a settlement with the drug company

The settlement, for an undisclosed sum, was reached ­on Day Two, after the first witness in the case, a Harvard public health doctor, testified that the drug DES, which was promoted by Lilly as a way to prevent miscarriages had indeed been shown to cause cancer. It also came ­after a lawyer for the sisters ­argued that Lilly had failed to test the drug’s effect on fetuses before promoting it.

Is a Settlement good enough?

…we believe the settlement is in the best interest of the company…   …settling this trial helps us get back to what we want to focus on as a company; developing important new medications through research and partnerships with doctors and patients…

Eli Lilly statement said. So, in other words: “we can’t care less, that will keep them quiet and in the meantime we’ll continue to poison people” …
As a DES Daughter  , I feel disgusted but happy for the Melnick sisters!

Rethink Breast Cancer presents: Your Man Reminder

This app gives you regular reminders from hotties to check your breasts

That will put a smile on your face! Today, there are many risk factors that have contributed to more women being diagnosed with breast cancer (diethylstilbestrol is one of them) so let this hot guy show you how to give your breasts some TLC. and enjoy this great video 😉

BPA : French researchers say they have uncovered new Risks

Like DES, BPA is a synthetic oestrogen with similar to identical effects on the human bodyOur study is the first to show that BPA can alter thyroid function of pregnant animals and their offspring in a long-gestation species with similar regulation of thyroid function as humans” said Catherine Viguié, PhD, of Toxalim, Research Centre in Food Toxicology in Toulouse, France and lead author of the study.

Read Study Links BPA to Lower Thyroid Function

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DES on Twitter, the fastest, simplest way to stay close to everything you care about…

Twitter, an information network

Twitter, the fastest, simplest way to stay close to everything you care about...Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and breaking news about what you find interesting. Simply select the accounts you find most compelling and follow the conversations. At the heart of Twitter are small bursts of information called Tweets
Each Tweet is 140 characters long maximum, but don’t let the small size fool you—you can discover a lot in a little space.
You can see photos, videos and conversations directly in Tweets…

You don’t have to tweet to get Value from Twitter

You don’t have to build a web page to surf the web, and you don’t have to tweet to enjoy Twitter. Whether you tweet a lot or never, you have access to the voices and information surrounding all your interests.
You can contribute, or just listen in and retrieve your breaking news.

Get DES “breaking” News via Twitter

Please find a list of Twitter accounts providing updates about the Diethylstilbestrol related issues Follow DES_Journal

WONDER DRUG the (Movie) Script

Scientific Drama currently in Development, inspired by DES

WONDER DRUG scientific advisor P. Harry Jellinck, WONDER DRUG screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy, WONDER DRUG producer Alysia Reiner, and actor Steve Guttenberg at the 15th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival.

A scientific drama, currently in development.  is the winner and nominee in over 20 international film festival screenplay competitions and labs (including the prestigious Hamptons Screenwriters Lab as an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation script).
Set in Boston, Massachusetts, WONDER DRUG is inspired by the true story of the drug DES…  WONDER DRUG WebsiteTwitterFacebook .

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Eli Lilly lawsuit – When the Melnick sisters’ trial began – The McCarthy family interview

Watch DES Activist and DES Daughter Caitlin McCarthy with her DES mother discuss the Melnick sisters‘ trial after the opening statements on January 09, 2013

Silent Trauma: Judith Barrow’s new fiction book based on Stilboestrol drug

Silent Trauma: Judith Barrow's new fiction book based on Stilboestrol drug

The next big thing is Judith Barrow’s new book called “Silent Trauma”, a fiction built on fact around the DES story – Four women fight back, leading the way for other women …

The Story of Silent Trauma is fiction – the facts are real

Read an extract

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