Individual Study / NIH-AARP-Diet Cancer and Health study

NIH-AARP-Diet Cancer and Health study

NIH-AARP-Diet Cancer and Health study

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Initiatives -
To improve our understanding of the relationship between diet and health.
Start Year
1995
End Year
2006
Funding
US Department of Health & Human Services,National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute
Supplementary Information
Visit NIH-AARP-Diet Cancer and Health study

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Lindsay L. Peterson
    Washington University
  • MD, Dr Arthur Schatzkin
    National Cancer Institute
  • Dr. Linda M. Liao
    NIH-National Cancer Institute

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Annually

Marker Paper

Schatzkin A, Subar AF, Thompson FE, Harlan LC, Tangrea J, Hollenbeck AR, Hurwitz PE, Coyle L, Schussler N, Michaud DS, Freedman LS, Brown CC, Midthune D, Kipnis V. Design and serendipity in establishing a large cohort with wide dietary intake distributions : the National Institutes of Health-American Association of Retired Persons Diet and Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Dec 15;154(12):1119-25. doi: 10.1093/aje/154.12.1119.

PUBMED 11744517

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
500,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://dietandhealth.cancer.gov/