Individual Study / KCPS-II

Korean Cancer Prevention Study

Korean Cancer Prevention Study

Initiatives -
To examine the determinants and long-term consequences of the metabolic syndrome that is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancers.
Start Year
2004
End Year
2013
Funding
Seoul R&BD Program, Korean Health Technology R&D Project,National R&D Program for Cancer Contro and Ministry of Health & Welfare.
Supplementary Information
International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC) (66
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Sun Haa Jee
    Johns Hopkins University

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Yon Ho Jee, Jonathan Emberson, Keum Ji Jung, Sun Ju Lee, Sunmi Lee, Joung Hwan Back, Seri Hong, Heejin Kimm, Paul Sherliker, Sun Ha Jee, Sarah Lewington, Cohort Profile: The Korean Cancer Prevention Study-II (KCPS-II) Biobank, International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 47, Issue 2, April 2018, Pages 385–386f, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyx226

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
156,701
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
15 centres; 94 840 men and 61 861 women.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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