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  •  I am a DES Baby. I had cancer surgery (4+ / 0-)
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    earlier this year.  They tested & said it was not caused by the DES.  I have a follow up again in January.  My mother told me about it when I was 16 but I never knew it could affect my son or any children he might have.  Like I haven't got enough to worry about!  Jeez.

    "I came for the politics and stayed for the community" - h/t the fabulous earicicle

    by shortgirl on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 08:32:52 PM PST

    •  I know . . . when I told my kids (3+ / 0-)
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      it was like a lead weight was were my tongue should be.

      DES Action has a printable pamphlet for DES grandchildren
      http://www.desaction.org/...

      I hope your follow up has good news.

      Bumper sticker seen on I-95; "Stop Socialism" my response: "Don't like socialism? GET OFF the Interstate highway!"

      by Clytemnestra on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 08:36:17 PM PST

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      •  They think they got it all & won't make a (2+ / 0-)
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        decision on further treatment until after the next biopsy.  

        Thank you for the link.  I will read it tomorrow when my head isn't spinning thinking about it all.

        "I came for the politics and stayed for the community" - h/t the fabulous earicicle

        by shortgirl on Sun Dec 11, 2011 at 08:41:23 PM PST

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