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National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium

National Cancer Institute Cohort Consortium

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The main objectives of NCi are: 1. Foster communication among investigators leading cohort studies of cancer. 2. Promote collaborative research projects for topics not easily addressed in a single study. 3. Identify common challenges in cohort research and search for solutions.
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Members

Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Nonye Harvey
    National Cancer Institute

General Information

Year created
2000
Types of cohorts
  • Population cohort
  • Patient/disease cohort
  • Clinical trial
Region
Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, Canada, New Zeland.
Setting
International
Funding
Co-funded by investigator-initiated grants from NCI and other sources.
Criteria of cohort's to be included
The initiative involves any cohort study with a minimum of 10,000 participants, in which cancer incidence is accurately assessed and some risk factor data are available.

Participants

Number of participants

Total
8,836,000

Age range of the samples

Minimum age
0
Maximum age
150

Methodology for harmonization and integration

Strategy of harmonization
Ex-post
Data processing methods
  • NA
  • Type of infrastructure
    Some centrally, other locally
    Integrative data analysis
    • Meta-analyses
    • Pooled analyses
    Software
  • Other : No specified.
  • Number of cohorts

    Total
    58
    With harmonized data
    28
    Will more cohorts be harmonized?

    Access

    Availability of metadata
    Availability of individual data