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As many as two million women were given DES by their private physicians, as late as 1957, after it had been proven that DES had little or no prophylactic value in pregnancy.
B. Yes, Finley said that as many as two million women were given DES by their private physicians after it had been proven that DES did little or nothing to improve the baby's weight or to decrease the likelihood of miscarriage. See p. 67.
Congratulations! Finley said it.
Finley highlights the fact that the pharmaceutical companies ignored test results that showed DES to be ineffective, and ignored animal studies that suggested it might be harmful.
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