A Brief History: The Problem With DES
The Physical Effects of DES
Receiving the Appropriate Medical Attention
Are There Risks to DES Grandchildren?
DES Action http://www.desaction.org/
DES Update Home Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.cdc.gov/des/
D.E.S. Action Canada http://www.descanada.ca
Women's Health Matters http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/
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- Reviewer: Brian P. Randall, MD
- Review Date: 07/2012 -
- Update Date: 07/07/2012 -