Table 1

Candidate predictors for fertility

Lifestyle factorsAge, race, body mass index, diet, exercise, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, drugs.
Medical historyPrior (in)fertility and IVF, menstruation history, tubal and gynaecological disease, endometriosis, polycystic ovary syndrome, sexually transmitted infections, pelvic surgery, family history of (in)fertility and menopause.
Serum markers of ovarian functionFollicle stimulating hormone, luteinising hormone, estradiol, inhibin B, antimullerian hormone, antral follicle count, ovarian volume.
Cancer factorsAge at diagnosis, stage, receptor status, type of treatment (dose and duration).
  • IVF, in vitro fertilization.