The Role of Diet, Complementary Treatment and Lifestyle in Breast Cancer Progression and Survival
Women matching the eligibility criteria are consented at breast cancer follow-up hospital
visits. Blood and urine samples are then collected and questionnaires are provided for the
participants to take away and return within 4 weeks. The process of sample collection and
questionnaire provision is repeated for visit at years 3 and 5.
Year 2 and 4 study visit vary in that questionnaires including a 7 day food diary are sent
to participants at home to be filled in 7 days before their scheduled follow-up
appointment. At hospital, blood and urine samples are collected as usual.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Miriam V Dwek, PhD
University of Westminster
United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee