Individual Study / SCALE

Scandinavian Lymphoma Etiology

Scandinavian Lymphoma Etiology

Initiatives -
To test the hypothesis that exposure to ultraviolet radiation increases lymphoma risk. *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
1999
Funding
5R01 CA69269-02 from the National Institutes of Health to M.M., Swedish Cancer Society grant 02 6661 to H. O. A., and grants for Plan Denmark and The Danish National Research Foundation to M. M.

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Karin Ekström Smedby
    Karolisnka Institutet

Design

Study design
Patients' cohort

Marker Paper

Smedby KE, Hjalgrim H, Melbye M, Torrång A, Rostgaard K, Munksgaard L, Adami J, Hansen M, Porwit-MacDonald A, Jensen BA, Roos G, Pedersen BB, Sundström C, Glimelius B, Adami HO. Ultraviolet radiation exposure and risk of malignant lymphomas. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2005 Feb 2;97(3):199-209. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dji022.

PUBMED 15687363

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
3,740
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Patients with incident malignant lymphomas, including non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and Hodgkin lymphoma

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other