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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