The DES Story, Lessons Learn: Cancer Research Now

http://youtu.be/pEn9PkwUKM0 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. A written article about the study appears in the NCI Cancer Bulletin: http://www.cancer.gov/ncicancerbulletin/101811/page5?cid=YTncigov To learn more about DES, please visit: https://dceg.cancer.gov/research/what-we-study/DES-study The study is cited on PubMed here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21991952