TITLE

diethylstilbestrol

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Royal Society of Medicine: Medicines;2002, p201
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
This article provides information on synthetic oestrogen diethylstilbestrol. It is useful in hormone replacement therapy in women during menopause. It is sometimes used in low dosage as an anticancer treatment for cancer of the prostate gland in men and in women for breast cancer. Administration can be either oral or as pessaries.
ACCESSION #
18959107

 

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