A Breast Cancer Survivor, Jackie, reports on her DES Journey… on Pinterest

See DES Daughter Jackie Testimonial on PinterestA Breast Cancer survivor, Jackie, reports on her DES journey. Jackie White is one of 53 women who brought the DES Breast Cancer lawsuit in Boston against Eli Lilly, the maker of the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol) prescribed to millions of women decades ago.

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Distilbène: des Mots sur un Scandale…

a DES Book on Pinterest

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  • French book written by Veronique Mahe, Prefaced by Marie Darrieussecq and published in 2010.
  • Testimonials from DES Daughters, mothers, sons, fathers, partners and husbands.
Le Distilbène DES, en savoir plus

New Zealand link to USA Breast Cancer Trial over the DES Drug

A DES register was never been set up in NZ

New Zealand link to USA Breast Cancer Trial over the DES DrugProf Paul says during the 1980s she tried to publish research on the problem but her paper was rejected by three journals. She said:

We got the sense that publicity … was not actively sought – indeed the opposite – by doctors

Most health records from the time have since been destroyed, leaving the total number of DES-affected a mystery. Prof Paul said:

“It is a guess now”

Read NZ link to US legal fight over drug, 3news, 19 Jan 2012.

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Diethylstilbestrol or DES was sold under many names… some Prescribed Drugs are on Flickr

Diethylstilbestrol or DES was sold under many names... some Prescribed Drugs are on FlickrIf your Mum remembers about these anti-miscarriage drugs, chances are you have been exposed to DES

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BPA: Friend or Foe? A Look beyond bisphenol A Headlines…

There are 20–30 papers published every month on BPA…

BPA: friend or foe? A Look beyond bisphenol A Headlines...BPA, DES and similar compounds are known as endocrine-disrupting chemicals, which are substances in the environment that interfere with the proper functioning of hormones.

BPA: friend or foe? Well, that depends who you talk to. Broadly speaking, if you ask the chemical industry the answer is no, ask anti-BPA campaigners and you will get a yes, but ask the scientists and they really cannot say for sure …

Read BPA: friend or foe? RSC, 20 November 2012.

Fake Hormone for Pregnant Women causes Real Cancer in their Daughters and Sons

Fake Hormone for Pregnant Women causes Real Cancer in their Daughters and Sons

Asian medical intellectuals are sharing their thoughts about DES on the blog / forum MedicalInfo.asia

 

Read Fake Hormone For Pregnant Women Causes Real Cancer In Their Daughters.

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“To Do No Harm”

A Book on DES and the dilemmas of Modern Medicine…

"To Do No Harm": a Book on DES and the Dilemmas of Modern Medicine... on FlickrIn this important book, Drs. Robert J. Apfel, Susan M. Fisher and Roberta J. Apfel demonstrate how explosive technological advances, physicians’ unconscious fantasies of heroism, and the urging of patients, among other factors, combined to produce the DES disaster-a massive tragedy that could occur again in any area of medicine.

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“Silent Thalidomide” in the UK

Thousands of Mothers and Daughters at Cancer Risk from Pregnancy Drugs

pregnant woman imageTwenty eight comments have been left since this article was published last year. They make an interesting read even though I find some of them quite upsetting … Feel free to click on the arrows to rate these comments.

Read “Silent Thalidomide” in UK: Thousands of Mothers and their Daughters at Risk of Cancer from anti-miscarriage Drugs they took Decades ago”
on the DailyMail, 23 January 2012.

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Top 5 Pharmaceutical Topics released for 2011 included Diethylstilbestrol

LawyersandSettlements.com Releases Its Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics for 2011

LawyersandSettlements.com Top 10 Pharmaceutical Topics released for 2011SANTA CRUZ, CA, 2011: ” LawyersandSettlements.com, the premier publication for Online Legal Media, today released its list of the hottest consumer-related pharmaceutical legal news stories for its readership during the last year.

Diethylstilbestrol makes the Top 5 list of the hottest consumer-related pharmaceutical legal news stories.
The list was released by LawyersandSettlements.com, a publication for Online Legal Media. Are DES daughters being heard at last?

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Screening for DES Daughters – Exposed to DES? Get a Pap Smear!

Cervical and vaginal cancers are higher risk in women exposed to DES in utero. Read article Screening for DES Daughters

Exposed to DES?

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