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Lund University

Participants in this cohort are women identified from medical records and family records from the Department of Oncology , Lund. The inclusion criteria is that the woman should belong to families with a high risk of deve...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
  • Helena Jernström, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-05-22

Lund University

The cohort, which is part of an international collaboration with IBCCS and Cimba, is covering all (both men and women) who have undergone mutation testing for BRCA1 or 2 in the Southern health region since 1993. It is th...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-05-19

Lund University

Since 1988, individuals affected by melanoma in Southern Sweden has been interviewed and the cohort now consists of 3000 cases. For each case, two controls are randomly selected from the Skåne population registry and mat...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-05-16

Lund University

The MISS cohort started in 1990 when 40 000 women between 26 and 65 in Skåne were randomly selected to participate in an interview about the risk factors for malignant melanoma and breast cancer. 29 508 (approximately 74...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
  • Christian Ingvar, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, Surgery
Published: 2014-05-15

Lund University

The cohort was recruited among accompanying spouses of cancer patients at the Oncology Clinic at Lund University Hospital. The study will be used as a reference population in genetic studies and in studies on biomarkers....

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-05-05

Karolinska Institute

The Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging (SATSA) provides a unique opportunity to understand individual differences in aging. The twin design and the inclusion of twins reared apart makes it possible to study the importa...

  • Nancy Pedersen, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Anna Dahl, Hälsohögskolan i Jönköping, Institutet för gerontologi
Published: 2012

Lund University

The MDC was started in the early 1990s as a screening survey in the middle-aged population of Malmö, the third largest city of Sweden. 28000 subjects living in Malmö were during 1991-1996 invited by letter and through p...

  • Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Peter M Nilsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Jonas Manjer, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Bo Hedblad, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Published: 2011

Lund University

The MPP was started in the early 70's as a screening survey in the middle-aged population of Malmö, the third largest city of Sweden. Subjects born in Malmö and residents of the city were invited for a clinical examinati...

  • Jonas Manjer, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Olle Melander, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Peter M Nilsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine
Published: 2011