Individual Study / SWHS

Shanghai Women's Health Study

Shanghai Women's Health Study

Initiatives -
To support multiple projects that investigate genetic and other biomarkers as well as lifestyle factors for the risk and/or prognosis of cancers and other chronic diseases.
Start Year
1996
End Year
2000
Funding
National Cancer Institute
Supplementary Information
https://dceg.cancer.gov/research/who-we-study/cohorts/shanghai-prospective-study-women-china
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Wei Zheng
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Zheng W, Chow WH, Yang G, et al. The Shanghai Women's Health Study: rationale, study design, and baseline characteristics. Am J Epidemiol. 2005;162(11):1123-1131. doi:10.1093/aje/kwi322

PUBMED 16236996

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
75,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Women who lived in Shanghai.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://swhs-smhs.app.vumc.org/