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Interview with Caitlin McCarthy, DES Daughter (diethylstilbestrol), Screenwriter of WONDER DRUG Movie and DES activist

No one comes out of this "Wonder Drug" unscathed – Interview with screenwriter Caitlin McCarthy

Diethylstilbestrol (DES) is a synthetic estrogen marketed in the 1950s by many laboratories (UCB Pharma, Borne, Eli Lilly, etc.) under different  brand names (Distilbene®, Stilboestrol- Borne®, etc.).

This drug, seen as a "wonder drug", has been prescribed to pregnant women to prevent miscarriages and premat...

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Speech by Caitlin McCarthy, WONDER DRUG screenwriter and DES activist, to the Scottish Parliament.

Speech by Caitlin McCarthy, DES daughter, screenwriter of WONDER DRUG, to the Scottish Parliament: a historic moment for the DES cause

Caitlin McCarthy lives in Worcerster, USA. She is a teacher and the screenwriter of Wonder Drug, a highly anticipated movie about the DES drug disaster set to be produced by Rhino Films. We have had the opportunity to interview her last year, so if you haven't yet, we invite you to...

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