Table 2.

Combined use of fertility drugs within single treatment periods for (a) women with breast cancer and (b) subcohort members from the Danish infertility cohort in the period 1963 to 1998

Combinations of fertility drugsNo. treatments periods (%)
CasesSubcohort
Clomiphene27 (10.9)154 (14.1)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins12 (4.9)18 (1.7)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG14 (5.7)76 (7.0)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH4 (1.6)51 (4.7)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH, progesterone1 (0.4)1 (0.1)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH, other types0 (0.0)3 (0.3)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG, progesterone1 (0.4)2 (0.2)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, hCG, other types2 (0.8)17 (1.6)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, GnRH4 (1.6)10 (0.9)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, GnRH, progesterone1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, GnRH, progesterone, other types1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, GnRH, other types0 (0.0)2 (0.2)
Clomiphene, gonadotrophins, other types0 (0.0)1 (0.1)
Clomiphene, hCG63 (25.5)246 (22.6)
Clomiphene, hCG, GnRH0 (0.0)1 (0.1)
Clomiphene, hCG, progesterone1 (0.4)2 (0.2)
Clomiphene, hCG, progesterone, other types1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Clomiphene, hCG, other types16 (6.5)74 (6.8)
Clomiphene, progesterone1 (0.4)1 (0.1)
Clomiphene, other types14 (5.7)50 (4.6)
Gonadotrophins1 (0.4)2 (0.2)
Gonadotrophins, hCG3 (1.2)14 (1.3)
Gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH5 (2.0)39 (3.6)
Gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH, other types1 (0.4)4 (0.4)
Gonadotrophins, hCG, other types0 (0.0)5 (0.5)
Gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH, progesterone0 (0.0)1 (0.1)
Gonadotrophins, hCG, GnRH, progesterone, other types1 (0.4)0 (0.0)
Gonadotrophins, GnRH4 (1.6)23 (2.1)
Gonadotrophins, GnRH, progesterone1 (0.4)1 (0.1)
Gonadotrophins, GnRH, other types0 (0.0)2 (0.2)
hCG24 (9.7)98 (9.0)
hCG, progesterone, other types1 (0.4)1 (0.1)
hCG, other types10 (4.1)24 (2.2)
GnRH0 (0.0)4 (0.4)
GnRH, progesterone, other types0 (0.0)1 (0.1)
GnRH, other types0 (0.0)4 (0.4)
Progesterone0 (0.0)3 (0.3)
Other types33 (13.4)154 (14.1)
In total247 (100.0)1,089 (100.0)
  • NOTE: One treatment period is defined as a continuous sequence of treatment cycles.