‘Cancer Risk’ of Miscarriage Drug… a 2006 Study

Women who were exposed to DES must ensure they have regular breast checks, and be careful about using hormone replacement therapie

Daughters of mothers who took the drug DES during their pregnancies may have a higher risk of breast cancer as they get older, but this does not mean that they will definitely develop the disease.

 

Women whose mothers used an anti-miscarriage drug in pregnancy have double the risk of breast cancer than others their age, a US study suggests.

Read Cancer risk of miscarriage drug
BBC News August 2006.

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