Individual Study / Nationwide cancer cohort study MONCOHORT

Nationwide cancer cohort study MONCOHORT

Nationwide cancer cohort study MONCOHORT

Initiatives -
To assess the risk factors for chronic diseases and plan preventive strategies against non-communicable chronic diseases in Mongolia. * 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


Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Tsogzolbaatar Enkh-Oyun
    Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences


Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up periods of 5, 10 and 20 year intervals.Participants will be followed until death or until dropout from the study. By using the identification (ID) number, the database is regularly linked with the Department of National Statistics of Mongolia,which receives notifications of all cases of CVD,cancer, diabetes mellitus and hepatic diseases.Causes of death will be obtained from the Registry of Death system.

Marker Paper

Enkh-Oyun T, Davaalkham D, Kotani K, Aoyama Y, Tsuboi S, Ae R, Davaa G, Angarmurun D, Khuderchuluun N, Nakamura Y. A cohort study of chronic diseases for Mongolian people: Outline with baseline data of the Moncohort study. J Epidemiol Glob Health. 2016 Sep;6(3):187-96. doi: 10.1016/j.jegh.2015.12.001. Epub 2016 Jan 29.

PUBMED 26829279


Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Mongolian residents aged over 40years


Availability of data and biosamples