Individual Study / SMHS

The Shanghai Men’s Health Study

The Shanghai Men’s Health Study

Initiatives -
To investigate the contribution of lifestyle/environmental factors and genetic susceptibility to cancer and other non-communicable diseases (NCDs)
Start Year
2002
Funding
National Cancer Institute
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Wei Zheng
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The cohort has been followed up through a combination of in-person surveys every 3-4 years and annual record linkage with cancer and vital statistics registries.

Marker Paper

Shu XO, Li H, Yang G, et al. Cohort Profile: The Shanghai Men's Health Study. Int J Epidemiol. 2015;44(3):810-818. doi:10.1093/ije/dyv013

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
61,582
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Chinese men between 40 and 74 who lived in urban Shanghai.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.vumc.org/global-health/shanghai-men...