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Diethylstilbestrol (Stilbestrol) Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Stilbestrol; APS Brand of Diethylstilbestrol; Agostilben; Apstil; Co-Pharma Brand of Diethylstilbestrol Show All >>

Networked: 1387 relevant articles (29 outcomes, 121 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Diethylstilbestrol is Relevant

  1. Prostatic Neoplasms (Prostate Cancer) : 8 outcomes 25 studies in 123 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 3 outcomes 31 studies in 315 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 3 outcomes 20 studies in 140 results
  4. Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer) : 3 outcomes 11 studies in 91 results
  5. Adenocarcinoma : 3 outcomes 7 studies in 93 results
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Drugs Related to Diethylstilbestrol

  1. Hormones
  2. Estrogens (Estrogen)
  3. Leuprolide (Lupron)
  4. Estramustine
  5. Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)
  6. Tamoxifen
  7. Estradiol (Estrace)
  8. Flutamide (Eulexin)
  9. Goserelin (Zoladex)
  10. docetaxel (Taxotere)
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Therapies Related to Diethylstilbestrol

  1. Orchiectomy (Orchidectomy)
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  3. Castration
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
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