Skip to comments.Mom's pregnancy drug caused breast cancer in four daughters, lawsuit alleges
Posted on 01/07/2013 8:07:34 PM PST by madison10
...The four sisters are now suing Eli Lilly and Co., the former maker of DES (or diethylstilbestrol), in a case set to unfold in federal court on Friday when it will become one of the first of scores of such claims around the U.S. to go to trial. The Melnick women are seeking unspecified damages...
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What does not seem to be mentioned is whether or not the women’s family has/had a weakness for cancer in the first place. Some may be genetically inclined that way.
I saw an ad for a mens medicine or something that talked about serious side affects for wives and children... dang
Everyone searching for the “victims’ payoff”.
The list of “possible cancer risks” is lo infinitely long, it is difficult to put a finger directly on a specific, irrefutable cause in most cases. There are, of course, some specific cancers that have some distinct likely causes, but overall - too many possible causes.
The (hormone) pill is associated with a 50% increase in the rate of breast cancer in women. Where is the class action suit?
That's interesting. I knew that DES was linked with certain diseases. I wonder if it is still considered a cause of cervical cancer now that papillomavirus is considered responsible for over 99% of cervical cancers and is implicated in many other cancers.
With ALL the sisters getting breast cancer, it would be more likely that they where exposed to some other source. Radon in a former home. High tension power lines (remember that one!) but More likely BIRTH CONTROL PILLS. No one can tell me that ingesting massive doses of chemical hormones daily for the majority of a persons adult life will have no effect on their future health!
Just remember all the dumb asses that are concerned about hormones in cows milk and GMO foods, yet never seem to worry about the whopping doses of lab made chemicals that are now in the drinking water from fifty years of women pissing it out into the water supply. Ethanol oestradiol the primary chemical in birth control pills is fifty times more concentrated than Estrogen and passes through sewage treatment and into the water supply. It has been linked to a loss of fertility amongst fish populations and the possible 25% decrease in male fertility since 1970.