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Diethylstilbestrol

"Diethylstilbestrol" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A synthetic nonsteroidal estrogen used in the treatment of menopausal and postmenopausal disorders. It was also used formerly as a growth promoter in animals. According to the Fourth Annual Report on Carcinogens (NTP 85-002, 1985), diethylstilbestrol has been listed as a known carcinogen. (Merck, 11th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Diethylstilbestrol" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Diethylstilbestrol" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1994 and 1996 and 1997 and 2010
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