diethylstilboestrol


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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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Acquired AVM is also associated with infection, retained products of conception, gestational trophoblastic disease, gynecologic malignancies, and exposure to diethylstilboestrol.
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.