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Table 1 A survey on 59 female NF1 patients practicing hormonal contraception

From: Do hormonal contraceptives stimulate growth of neurofibromas? A survey on 59 NF1 patients

  No alteration in tumors behavior Slightly increase in tumor size or/ and number Significant tumor growth Total
Estrogen/progestogen, oral 50a 5   55a
Pure progestogen, oral 3 0   3
Pure progestogen, depot    2a 2a
  1. aOne patient had received oral estrogen/progestogen until Dec. 2003, and then changed to depot pure progestogen.