Everyday Chemicals raise Breast Cancer rates

Some steps people can take to reduce their exposure to breast cancer causing chemicalsSome steps people can take to reduce their exposure to breast cancer causing chemicals … These chemicals are everywhere though, sounds like mission impossible to stay away from them! Read the article Everyday Chemicals Raise Breast Cancer Rates

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DES Exposure: how many People are affected?

Diethylstilbestrol ExposureIt is still not known how many people are DES exposed worldwide. Many people remain unaware of their exposure and the potential adverse health effects of diethylstilbestrol. Many don’t make the link between DES exposure and the health problems they are facing and sometimes even doctors don’t make that link either.

Anyone born or pregnant in the US between 1938 and 1971, and until the mid-’80s in some European countries (until 1977 in France), may have been exposed. In the United States alone an estimated 5 -10 million people were exposed to Diethylstilbestrol, including women who were prescribed DES while pregnant, and the children born of those pregnancies.

Emotions range

Who is to blame?

Emotions range most commonly felt by DES victims include guilt, fear, anxiety and angerThe range of emotions most commonly felt by DES victims include guilt, fear, anxiety, and anger. The psychological consequences of the many health issues that DES (diethylstilbestrol) caused to exposed individuals can’t be undermined.
But who is to blame?

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DES Breast Cancer Case moving forward

DES-breast cancer case can move forward, judge rules in Boston

Doctors need to know to give adequate care and ask the right questions to assess breast cancer risk in their patients; being a DES daughter is a big one,” said Caitlin McCarthy, a DES educator and activist who isn’t involved in the lawsuit.

Read DES-breast cancer case can move forward, judge rules in Boston,
Boston Globe 01.20.2012.

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When Research Studies are ignored by Drug Companies

DES daughterDomino1Surely this drug tragedy could have been avoided !!!! Between 1939 and 1971 (and beyond in some European countries) the carcinogenic and toxic drug DES was prescribed to millions of women harming them, their children and grand-children …. Why prescribe a drug for so long when evidence is made so early that it is harmful?
Please can someone shed some light for me …

Article This Is What Happens When Research Studies Are Ignored By Drug Companies on care2  DES Daughter's news on Care2

Distilbène : UCB Pharma et Novartis condamnés à indemniser une victime, l’autre déboutée

Deux femmes se battent contre les laboratoires UCB Pharma et Novartis depuis plusieurs années pour obtenir leur indemnisation

26 Octobre 2012: La cour d’appel de Paris a condamné vendredi les laboratoires UCB Pharma et Novartis à indemniser une fille Distilbène exposée à la molécule nocive et en a débouté une autre au motif que son exposition n’est pas prouvée pour la justice. Les deux femmes se battent contre les laboratoires depuis plusieurs années pour obtenir leur indemnisation.

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