An age specific analysis on obesity and breast cancer risk according to estrogen and progesterone receptor status and use of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy, in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition

Rebecca James, Annekatrin Lukanova, Laure Dossus & Rudolf Kaaks
Introduction: Associations of excess adiposity with breast cancer risk are complex and underlying mechanisms remain poorly defined. The effect of obesity, age and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) with risk of hormone receptor (estrogen (ER) and/or progesterone receptor (PR)) defined breast cancer[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]