Landmark Lawsuit Pitts Breast Cancer Survivors Against Drug Companies
I shot a portrait last night for the ipad newspaper, The Daily.
A landmark lawsuit pitting breast cancer survivors against drug companies is helping shed light on problems allegedly caused by a pregnancy drug widely prescribed decades ago.
The drug, a synthetic form of estrogen called DES, or diethylstilbestrol, was prescribed in the 1940s until 1971 under more than a dozen different brand names to pregnant women experiencing everything from miscarriages to nausea.
Fast-forward 40 years later, and some of the daughters of those pregnant women are now adult women getting breast cancer at greatly elevated rates….. Read More
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