DES Action Australia

DES : The wonder drug you should wonder about – In Australia

DES Action Australia formed in late 1979 and, in retrospect, it was a result of serendipity, several independent factors aligning.

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Families exposed to a synthetic hormone experiencing high rates of cancer and infertility

DES Action Australia – Channel 9 News, 1999

Video published on 7 August 2016 by DES Action Australia.

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Compensation needed for thousands of Australian women affected by a pregnancy drug

DES Action Australia – Channel 7 News, 1999

Video published on 7 August 2016 by DES Action Australia.

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There is No Doubt that DES was a Massive Medical Mistake

DES Action Australia – DES Daughters and Tall Girls, 60 Minutes, 1999

Video published on 24 September 2016 by DES Action Australia.

Includes interviews of Pat Cody, former President of DES Action USA and Dr Jules Black, Queensland Gyneocologist and sexuality expert, about the silence around the DES issue and the difficulties to push for a much needed Australian DES National Public Education Campaign 10 years after the USA first DES national campaign launched in 2001.

DES and Quest to Manipulate Height
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Synthetic Hormone Given to Healthy Teenage Girls

DES Action Australia – Tall Girls, Today Tonight, 1998

Video published on 24 September 2016 by DES Action Australia.

DES and Quest to Manipulate Height
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Hormone Treatment Tested on Healthy Young Girls

DES Action Australia – Tall Girls, SBS Insight, 1997

Video published on 24 September 2016 by DES Action Australia.

DES and Quest to Manipulate Height
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You usually don’t think twice about taking the medication your doctor prescribed

DES Action Australia – ACA Archival Footage

Video published on 7 August 2016 by DES Action Australia.

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A Plague on Our Children

DES Action Australia – DES 60 Minutes, April 1983

Video published on 24 September 2016 by DES Action Australia.

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Culture of Silence on Sex Hormone link to Cancer

A DES Australia NSW Interview, 2011

Listen to “Culture of Silence on sex hormone link to cancer“ , a Radio Interview about DES featuring Carol Devine and Dr Jules Black, produced by Annamarie Reyes, April 05th, 2011.
A recording published on SoundCloud DES axareness playlist

Read the post DES National Public Education Campaigns
14/05/2011, by DES Daughter.

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Australian Pharmacies displaying 1950s DES Drug Poster

A ’50s ad carries a powerful message

A ’50s ad carries a powerful message
DES Action NSW is asking pharmacists to display the historic DES posters

In a joint project with students from Macquarie University, DES Action NSW is asking pharmacists to display the historic DES posters at their scripts-in counters to prompt people to find out about problems associated with exposure to diethylstilboestrol (DES).

So far 75 Sydney pharmacies have agreed to take part in the project but according to DES Action NSW co-ordinator Carol Devine the participation needs to be more widespread.

Read A ’50s ad carries a powerful message
by Emma Swain, May 15, 2013.

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