DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
Synthetic, non-steroidal estrogen used in castrate-resistant prostate cancer.
Formerly used pharmaceutically for menopausal syndromes and secondary amenorrhea. Today, the medical use of diethylstilbestrol is prohibited in women because of its carcinogenic effect!
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Sinha AA et al (2016) Concurrent Androgen and Estrogen Ablation and Inhibition of Steroid Biosynthetic Enzyme Treatment for Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. Anticancer Res 36:3847-3854.
- Turo R et al (2015) Diethylstilboestrol (1 mg) in the management of castration-resistant prostate cancer. Urol Int 94(3):307-312.