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Noun1.diethylstilboestrol - a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
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Two years later, her PSA has risen to 37 ng/mL, at which time antiandrogen therapy was initiated (flutamide 250 mg, three times a day) and her estrogen replacement therapy was converted to diethylstilboestrol (1 mg once a day).
In the trial, CB7630 was administered once daily to chemotherapy-naive patients with castration refractory prostate cancer (CRPC), who had progressive disease despite treatment with LHRH analogues and multiple other hormonal therapies including antiandrogens, diethylstilboestrol and dexamethasone.
VA SYNTHETIC form of oestrogen, Diethylstilboestrol (DES) was widely used in the US between 1940 and 1970, but less frequently in the UK and Europe, to treat threatened miscarriage.