Mexican American (Mano a Mano) Cohort
The overarching aim of this cohort is to understand cancer and other chronic disease risk and protective factors as they emerge in the Mexican American population undergoing social changes, and to use this information to facilitate the development of population-specific prevention strategies for cancer and cancer-predisposing conditions, such as obesity and diabetes.
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- The Cohort receives funds collected pursuant to the Comprehensive Tobacco Settlement of 1998 and appropriated by the 76th Legislature to the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; from the Caroline W Law Fund for Cancer Prevention; and from the Dan Duncan Family Institute for Risk Assessment and Cancer Prevention.
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- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Participants have been actively followed up via annual telephone re-contact to update selected exposures and new diagnosis of selected chronic diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular disease, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes. Ongoing attempts are madeto contact all participants at least once per year.
Chow WH, Chrisman M, Daniel CR, Ye Y, Gomez H, Dong Q, Anderson CE, Chang S, Strom S, Zhao H, Wu X. Cohort Profile: The Mexican American Mano a Mano Cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Apr 1;46(2):e3. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyv016.
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Availability of access information
On the study website : https://www.mdanderson.org/research/departments...
By contacting the study representative
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