Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
The Cohort of Swedish Men began in 1997, when all men born between 1918 and 1952 and residing in two counties in central Sweden received a questionnaire including about 350 items concerning diet and other lifestyle factors. A second questionnaire was sent out in 2008-09.
The Cohort of Swedish Men was established in 1997, when all men born between 1918 and 1952 and residing in Västmanland and Örebro counties in central Sweden received a questionnaire concerning diet and other lifestyle factors. Of the 100,303 eligible men, 48,850 (49%) responded to the questionnaire. The questionnaire included items about diet, physical activity, medical history, and lifestyle factors such as cigarette smoking history and use of dietary supplements.
During 2008-09, the exposure information was updated and extended by sending out two new questionnaires - one questionnaire on health including several signs of symptoms, sleeping, social relations etc (2008) and one on diet, dietary supplement use, and lifestyle factors (2009). Majority of questions in the questionnaires have been validated.
Incident cases of cancer are ascertained by record linkages of the study population with the National Swedish Cancer Register and the Regional Cancer Registers. Cardiovascular and other diseases as well as surgeries and causes of death are identified by linkage to the National Inpatient and other registries at the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare. Ascertainment of cancer cases and other diseases is almost 100% complete. Dates of deaths are ascertained through the Swedish Death Register (100% complete), and information on date of moving out of the study area is obtained by linkage with the Swedish Population Register.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:32-0400
The purpose of this trial is to assess the tolerability and safety of NB1011 in the treatment of patients with cancers that overexpress TS, such as ovarian, gastrointestinal, colorectal, b...
Phase I clinical trial of hypofractionated radiotherapy to an isolated index lesion in combination with the PD-1 inhibitor, Pembrolizumab in patients with metastatic cancers who have faile...
This Phase 1/1b, open-label, first-in-human, monotherapy study will be conducted in 2 parts. Part A will consist of the SRF231 monotherapy dose-escalation portion of the study, and will en...
A phase II trial to assess the impact of BIBW 2992 on the heart (QTcF) and the effectiveness of BIBW 2992 in treating certain cancers. Cancers studied will include glioblastoma and cancers...
Among women with HNPCC, this study will assess: 1. Knowledge of screening recommendations for endometrial and ovarian cancers. 2. Perceived risk and cancer worries regarding endometr...
Although literature demonstrates a decreased risk of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in individuals with various cancers, including squamous cell cancers (SCC) and basal cell cancers (BCC) comprising non-mel...
Urologic cancers are not only among the most common types of cancers, but also among the most expensive cancers to treat in the United States. This study aimed to review the use of CEAs and other cost...
The RARECAREnet project has updated the estimates of the burden of the 198 rare cancers in each European country. Suspecting that scant data could affect the reliability of statistical analysis, we em...
Cancers have been reported in bone and soft tissue of ancient agricultural populations. Fossilized bones from prehistoric periods provide evidence of tumors but only one example of cancer. Difficultie...
The NCCN Guidelines for Head and Neck (H&N) Cancers provide treatment recommendations for cancers of the lip, oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, ethmoid and maxillary sinuses, and salivary glands. Recommen...
Rare autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by mesenchymal and epithelial neoplasms at multiple sites. MUTATION of the p53 tumor suppressor gene, a component of the DNA DAMAGE response pathway, apparently predisposes family members who inherit it to develop certain cancers. The spectrum of cancers in the syndrome was shown to include, in addition to BREAST CANCER and soft tissue sarcomas (SARCOMA); BRAIN TUMORS; OSTEOSARCOMA; LEUKEMIA; and ADRENOCORTICAL CARCINOMA.
Cancers or tumors of the PENIS or of its component tissues.
Toxic alkylating agent used in industry; also as antineoplastic and research tool to produce chromosome aberrations and cancers.
Tumors or cancers of the KIDNEY.
A species of toxic plants of the Compositae. The poisonous compounds are alkaloids which cause cattle diseases, neoplasms, and liver damage and are used to produce cancers in experimental animals.
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...
Head and neck cancers
Cancer can occur in any of the tissues or organs in the head and neck. There are over 30 different places that cancer can develop in the head and neck area. Mouth cancers (oral cancers) - Mouth cancer can develop on the lip, the tongue, the floor...
Bladder Cancer Brain Cancer Breast Cancer Cancer Cervical Cancer Colorectal Head & Neck Cancers Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukemia Lung Cancer Melanoma Myeloma Ovarian Cancer Pancreatic Cancer ...