Individual Study / SCS

Shanghai Cohort Study

Shanghai Cohort Study

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The primary goal of this study is to investigate the role of environmental and diet-related exposures quantified by biological markers in the causation of cancer.
Start Year
1986
Funding
U.S. National Cancer Institute
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD. Professor Yu Tang Gao
    Shanghai Cancer Institute
  • MD. Professor Jian-Min Yuan
    Shanghai Medical University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow-up surveys were performed first on an annual basis from 1990 to 2012, and biannually since 2013.

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
18,244
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
All participants are men

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.schs.pitt.edu/