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DES-exposed third generation women have increased risks of menstrual aberrations, preterm birth, and possibly ectopic pregnancy - DES Granddaughters - D.E.S is it french organization Petitions
Jan 26, 2020

Petition for an adapted maternity leave: DES Granddaughters face special risks during pregnancy

In France, diethylstilbestrol (DES), marketed under numerous brand names such as Distilbène®, Stilboestrol-Borne® or Furostilboestrol®, has been prescribed to approximately 200,000 pregnant women, over a period of 30 years.

DES received a marketing authorization in 1945, at a time when the carcinogenic properties of ...

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