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Mayo Mammography Health Study

Mayo Mammography Health Study

Initiatives -
Breast cancer research study whose goal is to identify features on mammograms that can be used to help detect women at high risk of breast cancer. Findings from the mammography study could ultimately lead to new methods of prevention and treatment of breast cancer.
Start Year
2003
Funding
Funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) grants NIH R01 CA 97396 and CA140286 and the Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE (P50 CA 116201).
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Investigators Contacts
  • Aaron D. Norman
    Mayo Clinic
  • Dr Celine Vachon
    Mayo Clinic

Design

Study design
Other : Case cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up for cancer occurrence was performed annually by using a combination of cancer registry data (passive follow-up) and mailed follow-up (active follow-up).

Marker Paper

Olson JE, Sellers TA, Scott CG, Schueler BA, Brandt KR, Serie DJ, Jensen MR, Wu FF, Morton MJ, Heine JJ, Couch FJ, Pankratz VS, Vachon CM. The influence of mammogram acquisition on the mammographic density and breast cancer association in the Mayo Mammography Health Study cohort. Breast Cancer Res. 2012 Nov 15;14(6):R147. doi: 10.1186/bcr3357.

PUBMED 23152984

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
19,924
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Women at breast cancer screening practice

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other