STILBOESTROL has found varied use in the last decade in the-field of hormone therapy, being a synthetic oestrogen of high potency. It appears to affect cellular growth processes as shown by (a) the production of mammary carcinoma of the mouse and testicular tumours in 'Strong A' strain mice, (6) its ability to cause regression of human and animal prostsreic cancer and human breast tumour.
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Hochster, R., Quastel, J. Diethyl Stilbœstrol as a Competitive Intracellular Hydrogen Carrier. Nature 164, 865–867 (1949). https://doi.org/10.1038/164865a0
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