Korean National Cancer Center Cohort (KNCC)
To investigate the relationships in Korea between the risk of cancer and various environmental factors, lifestyle factors and host factors. * 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.*
- Start Year
- End Year
- Seoul National University Hospital, Korean Electric Power Corporation, Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Followed up annually to identify new cancer cases and deaths from the date of the baseline survey. It has been an exclusively register-based passive follow-up without re-contacting the participants. Using national personal identification numbers, the cohort data were linked to the Korea National Cancer Incidence Database of the Korean Central Cancer Registry and Cause of Death Database of Statistics Korea.
Oh JK, Lim MK, Yun EH, Choi MH, Hong ST, Chang SH, Park SK, Cho SI, Kim DH, Yoo KY, Shin HR. Cohort Profile: Community-based prospective cohort from the National Cancer Center, Korea. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 1;46(2):e14. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv302.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
Availability of access information
By contacting the study representative
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.