Topic: DES daughter

Forum: High Risk for Breast Cancer — Due to family history, genetics, or other factors.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2021 11:01AM - edited Dec 15, 2021 11:01AM by tslsuekrewe2

Posted on: Dec 15, 2021 11:01AM - edited Dec 15, 2021 11:01AM by tslsuekrewe2

tslsuekrewe2 wrote:

I'm trying to find the connection between invasive ductal carcinoma and exposure to DES destrbistol a drug given to woman to stop miscarriages I developed a change in the cell structure and had many colposcopies D&Cs cauterization coneing biopsy etc being tagged as a DES daughter my mom took it she developed and passed from the same cancer I have is there any research I can research with woman having the same issues thank you ,Suzann

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Dec 15, 2021 11:21AM specialk wrote:

There is a previous thread by a member who is not active here anymore, but it has some references that might be useful for you. Here is a link:

https://community.breastcancer.org/forum/73/topics/774854?page=1#post_2844344

BMX w/ TE 11/1/10, ALND 12/6/10. 16 additional surgeries. TCHx6 2/17-6/2/11. Herceptin until 1/19/12. Femara 8/1/11, Arimidex 6/20/12, back to Femara 2013-2018. Dx 9/27/2010, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IIB, Grade 3, 2/14 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+, IHC
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Dec 15, 2021 11:39AM jhl wrote:

I am a DES daughter. Most of the cancers have been cervical and a rare form of vaginal cancer. However, in recent years, there has been an observation of a 1.8 times increase risk of breast cancer than the rest of the population. You can start here for a report on a large study done by the NIH: https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/wome...


Dx 11/15/2019, IDC: Cribriform, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/2 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Dec 15, 2021 01:04PM tslsuekrewe2 wrote:

thank you so much

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