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DES Exposure: Questions and Answers

DES (diethylstilbestrol) is a man-made form of estrogen, a female hormone. ...
Hypospadias: A transgenerational effect of diethylstilbestrol? ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/othercarcinogens/medicaltreatments/des-exposure

Cancer Glossary

... DES Search. see diethylstilbestrol. descending ... effective. diethylstilbestrol
Search [die-ETH-ul-still-bes-trahl]. also called DES. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=d

References

... of association of herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus infection
with cervical neoplasia in women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/moreinformation/cervicalcancerpreventionandearlydetection/cervical-cancer-prevention-and-early-detection-ref

References: Cervical cancer detailed guide

... of association of herpes simplex virus and human papillomavirus infection
with cervical neoplasia in women exposed to diethylstilbestrol in utero. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/detailedguide/cervical-cancer-references

Vaginal Cancer

... younger than 40. Almost half of cases occur in women who are 70 years
old or older. Diethylstilbestrol (DES) DES is a hormonal ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003146-pdf.pdf

References: Breast cancer detailed guide

... Diethylstilbestrol revisited: a review of the long-term health effects. ... Adverse
health outcomes in women exposed in utero to diethylstilbestrol. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-references

What are the risk factors for breast cancer?

... Radiation treatment after age 40 does not seem to increase breast cancer
risk. Diethylstilbestrol exposure. From the 1940s ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-risk-factors

PC-SPES, PC-HOPE, and PC-CARE

... 1998;339:785-791. Guns ES, Goldenberg SL, Brown PN. Mass spectral analysis
of PC-SPES confirms the presence of diethylstilbestrol. Can J Urol. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/herbsvitaminsandminerals/pc-spes-pc-hope-and-pc-care

Chronological History of ACS Recommendations for the Early ...

... Women with a history of cervical cancer, DES (diethylstilbestrol) exposure,
or who have a weak immune system should continue screening as ...

http://www.cancer.org/healthy/findcancerearly/cancerscreeningguidelines/chronological-history-of-acs-recommendations

How Is the ACS Involved in Breast Cancer Research?

... Prevention Study II (CPS II), ACS scientists have studied the influence of many
factors, including alcohol use, diethylstilbestrol (DES), estrogen ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/moreinformation/how-is-acs-involved-in-breast-cancer-research