01. – 2012 DES Diethylstilbestrol Awareness
You may have been exposed to DES without knowing it!
The time bomb effects and associated health issues on three generations are still being ignored.
02. – 2012 Lone Jack woman advocates for more awareness about Diethylstilbestrol
Generations of women are suffering from a drug that doctors stopped prescribing in the United States in 1971. Studies now show that women who were exposed to Diethylstilbestrol in the womb are now facing increased risks for breast cancer – NBC Action News – Beth Vaughn.
03. – 2012 DES daughters
Dr. Mark Sherry lectures on Diethylstilbestrol, DES Daughters and DES Sons.
04. – 2011.10 Cancer Research Now: The DES Story, Lessons Learned
Dr. Robert Hoover, director of NCI’s Epidemiology and Biostatistics Program, discusses a new study of Diethylstilbestrol (DES), a drug once prescribed to pregnant women. Dr. Hoover describes the history behind DES and the long-term health effects that are now known to be associated with prenatal exposure to the drug.
05. – 2011.10 New England Journal of Medicine Report
Exposure to Diethylstilbestrol in the womb raises a woman’s risk of many cancers, according to a report published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers studied over 6500 women, 4600 of whom were exposed to DES in the womb. Results showed that this exposure significantly increased risk of many cancers and fertility problems, including a 40x increased risk of clear-cell adenocarcinoma, 8x increased risk of neonatal death, 2.4x increased risk of infertility and a 1.8x increased risk of breast cancer.
06. – 2011.09 DES Daughter Testimonial
Jackie, a breast cancer survivor reports on her DES journey. She is one of 53 women who is bringing the DES Breast Cancer lawsuit in Boston against the manufacturer of the Di-Ethyl Stilbestrol drug tablets prescribed to millions of women decades ago.
07. – 2011.06 Beating Cancer one lap at a time
Susan Helmrich is one of the best swimmers in the world in her age group. She’s also a three-time cancer survivor and a victim of one of the greatest drug tragedies in history. With luck, determination, great medical care, the support of family and friends and the benefits of the sport of swimming, Susan has fought to escape the deadly legacy of a supposed wonder drug turned nightmare.
08. – 2011.06 The Disastrous Consequences of DES
DES Daughters Andrea Goldstein and Caitlin McCarthy interviews.
09. – 2011.05 The DES Paper
Dr Arthur L Herbst and the 40th Anniversary of His Landmark DES Paper.
14. – 1989 DES Attorney Stephen Sheller comments
Archival footage from late 1989 with Attorney Stephen Sheller, P.C. which brings the DES matter to people’s attention and acknowledges the devastating side effects of this drug on women and men and over 3 generations.
15. – 1980s DES Attorney Stephen Sheller comments on AM Philadelphia
Archival footage from late 1980s with Attorney Stephen Sheller, P.C. on AM Philadelphia which brings the DES matter to people’s attention and acknowledges the devastating side effects of this drug on women and men and over 3 generations.