By Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc
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In the human body, differences in potency between ethinyl estradiol and mestranol do not appear to be significant, certainly not as great as indicated by assays in rodents. This is now a minor point because, with the exception of a contraceptive with estradiol valerate or estradiol, all of the low-dose oral contraceptives contain ethinyl estradiol. 31,32 There is even a range of variability at different sampling times within the same individual. Therefore, it is not surprising that the same dose can cause side effects in one individual and not in another.
Thus, Crozier, influenced by Loeb, taught Pincus, Hoagland, and Skinner (in reproductive biology, neurophysiology, and psychology, respectively) to apply science to human problems. This was to be the cornerstone of Pincus’s own philosophy. indd 31 31 Hoagland, after a short stay at Harvard, spent a year in Cambridge, England, and then moved to Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, to be the chair of biology at the age of 31. Pincus went to England and Germany, and returned to Harvard as an assistant professor of physiology.
He was filled with the kind of self-confidence that permits an individual to forge ahead, to translate vision into reality. Pincus died in 1967 (as did Katharine McCormick at the age of 92) of myeloid metaplasia. Rock died in 1984, at the age of 94. Chang died in 1991 at the age of 82, and was buried in Shrewsbury, near his laboratory and close to the grave of Pincus. ”30 “We have conferred and lectured in many countries of the world, seen at first hand the research needs and possibilities in almost every European, Asiatic, Central, and South American country.
A Clinical Guide for Contraception by Leon Speroff MD, Philip D. Darney MD MSc