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Are Oral Contraceptives and Diethylstilbestrol (DES) Involved in Sex-Linked Cancer?

  • Richard A. Edgren
Part of the Current Topics in Molecular Endocrinology book series (CTME, volume 4)

Abstract

A roundtable discussion on this subject was held on the afternoon of October 28, 1975. In addition to me as Chairman, panelists were: Roy Hertz, M.D., Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology, The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C. and Frank M. Sturtevant, Ph.D., Associate Director, Research and Development, Searle Laboratories, G.D. Searle and Company, Chicago, Illinois.

Keywords

Oral Contraceptive Malignant Mesothelioma Ethinyl Estradiol Granulosa Cell Tumor Vaginal Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard A. Edgren
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyParke, Davis and CompanyAnn ArborUSA

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