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Welcome to the portion of CDC's DES Update for the DES Third Generation (offspring of DES Daughters and Sons). In this section, you will find information about ongoing research related to the DES Third Generation and potential health risks associated with DES exposure in their parents. Links to more detailed information about DES are provided at the bottom of the page.
DES Third Generation children (offspring of DES Daughters and Sons) are just beginning to reach the age when relevant health problems (such as reproductive tract problems) can be studied.

Information Resources for the DES Third Generation
Information on Health Risks Although scientists have answered many questions about health risks associated with exposure to DES, questions remain about potential health risks and related concerns.    Recent Research for the DES Third Generation For information on how such research was conducted, see Understanding DES Research.

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