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Karolinska Institute

STR has been based at the Karolinska Institutet since 1959, first at the Institution of Hygien and thereafter at Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, MEB. STR was originally created primarily to study the importance ...

  • Patrik Magnusson, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Published: 2015-06-11

Region Skåne

In this unique Swedish study, which started in September 2008, all new and prevalent cancer cases in southern Sweden are included to create a family history data bank. All children ≤18 years of age with a malignant disea...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-09-18

Lund University

The cohort consists of all individuals over 18 years with lymphoma identified from the regional cancer registry in southern Sweden during the years 1990 to 1998. In the first step the primary physician was contacted and ...

  • Håkan Olsson, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology
Published: 2014-06-13

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