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Drug Maker Settles With Sisters Who Blame Cancer On Pregnancy Drug

Four sisters who claimed in a lawsuit their breast cancer was caused by synthetic estrogen their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s have reached a settlement with the drug company Eli Lilly and Co.

01/09/2013

Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES.

Jury Selected In DES Lawsuit

The jury is in place in the lawsuit pitting women with breast cancer against one of the nation’s biggest drug companies.

01/04/2013

Melnick sisters

4 Sisters Who Had Breast Cancer Sue Drug Maker, Blaming Mother’s Medication

The Melnick sisters blame a drug called Diethylstilbestrol, commonly known as DES. And now they are taking pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly to court in a groundbreaking lawsuit.

01/03/2013

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Court Victory For Women Who Claim Drug Gave Them Cancer

A federal judge in Boston has ordered 14 drug companies into talks that could lead to settlements with 53 women who claim their breast cancer was caused by an anti-miscarriage drug their mothers took decades ago.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2012

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NightSide – Andrea Goldstein and Dr. Randi Hutter-Epstein Talk About DES

Millions may have been exposed to a carcinogenic drug.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–05/18/2011

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