Mass. women at trial: Pregnancy drug caused cancer

Eli Lilly and Co. failed to test the effects of the drug DES, or diethylstilbestrol on fetuses before promoting it as a way to prevent miscarriages, a lawyer charged Tuesday in opening statements in a trial over whether four sisters’ breast cancer was caused by medication their mother took during pregnancy in the 1950s.

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