The early in utero oestrogen and testosterone environment of blacks and whites: potential effects on male offspring.

@article{Henderson1988TheEI,
  title={The early in utero oestrogen and testosterone environment of blacks and whites: potential effects on male offspring.},
  author={Brian E. Henderson and Leslie Bernstein and R K Ronald K Ross and R. H. Depue and Howard L. Judd},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1988},
  volume={57},
  pages={216 - 218}
}
The seminal discovery of Herbst and his coworkers (1971,1986) that early in utero exposure to diethylstilboestrol (DES) is associated with adolescent and young adult adenocarcinoma of the vagina in female offspring led us to suggest a related mechanism for the development of germ cell tumours of the testis (Henderson et al., 1983). These testis tumours occur most frequently in young adult males and the age-specific incidence curve shows a broad peak between 20 and 39 years of age (Ross et al… CONTINUE READING