Individual Study / LACE

Life After Cancer Epidemiology

Life After Cancer Epidemiology

Initiatives -
To examine how modifiable behavioral risk factors affect quality of life and long-term survival.
Start Year
2000
Funding
National Cancer Institute

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Bette Caan
    Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort
Follow Up
Followed up for 5.6 years post-diagnosis, on average.

Marker Paper

Caan B, Sternfeld B, Gunderson E, Coates A, Quesenberry C, Slattery ML. Life After Cancer Epidemiology (LACE) Study: a cohort of early stage breast cancer survivors (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2005 Jun;16(5):545-56. doi: 10.1007/s10552-004-8340-3.

PUBMED 15986109

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,321
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 18–79 years.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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