A Brief History: The Problem With DES
The Physical Effects of DES
Receiving the Appropriate Medical Attention
Are There Risks to DES Grandchildren?
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DES Action http://www.desaction.org
D.E.S. Action Canada http://www.descanada.ca
Women's Health Matters http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 05/2014 -
- Update Date: 05/06/2014 -