Individual Study / KMCC

Korean Multi-center Cancer Cohort (KMCC)

Korean Multi-center Cancer Cohort (KMCC)

Initiatives -
Relationship between exposures to environmental factors, lifestyle factors, host factors and the risk of cancer in Korea. Data on general lifestyle, physical activity, diet, reproductive factors, and agricultural exposures. *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
1993
End Year
2011
Funding
Frontier Functional Human Genome Project from Ministry of Science and Technology of Korea (800-20010343), and partly by grant No. 09-2000-010-0 from the Seoul National University Hospital Research Fund(2000)
Supplementary Information
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3108113/

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Keun-Young Yoo
    Seoul National University College of Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Cohort subjects were followed for cancer occurrence by using the Korea Central Cancer Registry database and for death by linking death certificated database of the Statistics Korea until December 31, 2011.
Supplementary Information

Marker Paper

Yoo KY, Shin HR, Chang SH, Lee KS, Park SK, Kang D, Lee DH. Korean Multi-center Cancer Cohort Study including a Biological Materials Bank (KMCC-I). Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2002;3(1):85-92.

PUBMED 12718614

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
19,688
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
7.916 men; 11.772 women

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other