Individual Study / SMCC

Seoul Male Cancer Cohort

Seoul Male Cancer Cohort

Initiatives -
Estimate lung cancer risk of cigarette smoking in Korean men by a 10-year follow-up prospective cohort study using the primary databases.
Start Year
1993
End Year
2002
Funding
Grant from the National R&D Program for Cancer Control, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Republic of Korea (0520160-1)

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Yoon-Ok Ahn
    Seoul National University | SNU

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Incident cases of all cancers, including lung cancer, occurring during the 10-yr follow up period were identified through the database of Seoul Regional Cancer Registry as a population-based cancer registry, the Korea Central Cancer Registry as a nationwide, hospital-based, cancer registry, and death certificates in the Korea Statistical Office

Marker Paper

Bae JM, Lee MS, Shin MH, Kim DH, Li ZM, Ahn YO. Cigarette smoking and risk of lung cancer in Korean men: the Seoul Male Cancer Cohort Study. J Korean Med Sci. 2007 Jun;22(3):508-12. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2007.22.3.508.

PUBMED 17596662

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
14,272
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Beneficiaries of the Korea Medical Insurance Corporation (KMIC). All participants are men

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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