Initiative / ABCPP

After Breast Cancer Pooling Project

After Breast Cancer Pooling Project

Studies 4
Examine the role of physical activity, adiposity, dietary factors, supplement use, and quality of life in breast cancer prognosis.
Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Xiao-ou Shu
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

General Information

Year created
2009
Types of cohorts
  • Patient/disease cohort
Countries
  • China
  • United States of America
Setting
International
Criteria of cohort's to be included
Included cohorts were required to have cancer treatment data, detailed post-diagnosis diet and lifestyle data (including weight gain, body mass index (BMI), physical activity, and vitamin supplement use), and active follow-up for breast cancer outcomes.
Health topic
  • Public health
  • Cancer
  • General epidemiology
Socio-environmental context
  • NA

Participants

Number of participants

Total
18,314

Age range of the samples

Minimum age
20
Maximum age
83

Methodology for harmonization and integration

Strategy of harmonization
Ex-post
Data processing methods
  • NA
  • Type of infrastructure
    Data are in different locations
    Integrative data analysis
    • Pooled analyses
    Software
  • NA
  • Supplementary information
    Nechuta et al. The After Breast Cancer Pooling Project: rationale, methodology, and breast cancer survivor characteristics. Cancer Causes Control (2011) 22:1319–1331 DOI: 10.1007/s10552-011-9805-9

    Number of cohorts

    Total
    4
    With harmonized data
    4
    Will more cohorts be harmonized?
    Number of harmonized variables (max.)
    27

    Access

    Availability of metadata
    Availability of individual data

    Individual Studies

    Acronym Name Study design Participants Countries
    LACE Life After Cancer Epidemiology Patients' cohort 2,321
    NHS Nurses' Health Study Population cohort 121,700
    SBCSS Shanghai Breast Cancer Survival Study Patients' cohort 5,042
    WHEL Women’s Healthy Eating and Living Case-control 3,088