Individual Study / SMC

The Swedish Mammography Cohort – part of SIMPLER

The Swedish Mammography Cohort – part of SIMPLER

Initiatives -
To assess relationships between a number of modifiable factors (diet, vitamin supplement use, physical activity, smoking, alcohol, body weight, other anthropometric measures etc.) and the occurrence of several major chronic diseases.
Start Year
1987
End Year
2009
Funding
his study was supported by grants from the Swedish Cancer Foundation, the Swedish Research Council/Longitudinal Studies, and Va ̈ stman-land County Research Fund Against Cancer.
Supplementary Information
https://snd.gu.se/en/catalogue/study/ext0018 ; https://www.simpler4health.se/researchers/cohorts/
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Alicja Wolk
    Karolinska Institutet

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
After baseline participants were followed-up three times for updated exposure information, in 1997, 2008 and 2009

Marker Paper

Wolk A, Larsson SC, Johansson JE, Ekman P. Long-term fatty fish consumption and renal cell carcinoma incidence in women. JAMA. 2006 Sep 20;296(11):1371-6. doi: 10.1001/jama.296.11.1371.

PUBMED 16985229

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
61,433
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Women in the countries of Uppsala and Västmanland( minimum age: 39; maximum age: 76)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://ki.se/en/imm/the-swedish-mammography-co...