Individual Study / Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health

Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health

Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health

Initiatives -
To investigate the relationship between diet, lifestyle factors, molecular markers, and cancer incidence in Canada. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
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End Year
Grants from the National Cancer Institute of Canada and from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
After the baseline investigation, participants were followed-up by record linkage to Canadian national and provincial registries to assess cancer incidence and death. Follow-up was continued through 31 December 2010 for participants who were resident in Ontario and through 31 December 2005 for participants residing in all other provinces.

Marker Paper

Rohan TE, Soskolne CL, Carroll KK, Kreiger N. The Canadian Study of Diet, Lifestyle, and Health: design and characteristics of a new cohort study of cancer risk. Cancer Detect Prev. 2007;31(1):12-7. doi: 10.1016/j.cdp.2006.12.006. Epub 2007 Feb 15. Erratum in: Cancer Detect Prev. 2009;32(4):338.

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Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples


Availability of data and biosamples