I was on the fertility drug Clomid on and off for a period of 3 years. At times, my dosage was as high as 200mg per day. I never conceived and thus, quit trying. I am 37 years old and have one child (13yrs old). I am not now, nor have I been in the past 13 years, on any type of contraceptive. Does this place me at a higher risk for ovarian cancer. Thank you.
Previous research studies indicated an increased risk, but even then it was deemed to be only a low increase in the statistics: no more than a few percent on any of the studies that I have read. However, I recall late last summer that another study indicated that there might not be any significant additional risk for having used drugs like Clomid. I believe the study was done at Johns Hopkins or another of the major cancer centers, so you might try checking those websites, or try a search of any of the major news organizations' websites (like CNN or Fox News or such) as the study was reported by some of the media.
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