The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II
Discovering factors that contribute to variability in cancer risk in human populations. To examine the effect of cigarette smoking and a wide range of potential exposures on death rates from cancer and other diseases
- Start Year
- End Year
- American Cancer Society
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Mortality follow-up: every second year, the volunteer researchers were given lists of persons whom they had enrolled and asked to check whether they were alive or dead, and if dead, the date and place of death.
Calle EE, Rodriguez C, Jacobs EJ, Almon ML, Chao A, McCullough ML, Feigelson HS, Thun MJ. The American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics. Cancer. 2002 Jan 15;94(2):500-11. doi: 10.1002/cncr.10197. Corrected and republished in: Cancer. 2002 May 1;94(9):2490-501. PMID: 11900235.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- The cohort includes over 84,000 men and 97,000 women.Approximately 77,000 volunteers for the American Cancer Society recruited participants into the study in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
On the study website : https://www.cancer.org/research/we-conduct-canc...
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.