The impact of menopausal hormone therapy, life style and genetic factors on mortality and recurrence in postmenopausal breast cancer patients (The MARIEplus study)

Nadia Obi, Alina Vrieling, Judith Heinz, Jenny Chang-Claude & Dieter Flesch-Janys
Background: The MARIEplus study is the prospective follow-up of 3,813 incident primary breast cancer (BC) cases, recruited within a large population based case-control study (2001-2005) that was aimed to identify risk factors for BC subtypes (MARIE study). The baseline study was conducted in two regions,[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]