Individual Study / MDC

Malmö Diet and Cancer study

Malmö Diet and Cancer study

Initiatives -
To screen for dietary habits in order to predict incident cancers in the general population and To screen for cardiovascular risk factors and early atherosclerosis in a sub-sample. *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
1991
End Year
2012
Funding
Strategic Research Area EpiHealth
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Olle Melander
    Lund University

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Berglund G, Elmstähl S, Janzon L, Larsson SA. The Malmo Diet and Cancer Study. Design and feasibility. J Intern Med. 1993 Jan;233(1):45-51. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2796.1993.tb00647.x.

PUBMED 8429286

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
53,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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