Wife and husband DNA cohort

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Håkan Olsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology

Description:

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. The individuals filled in a questionnaire about their health status and donated a blood sample.

Responsible department/unit:

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Håkan Olsson - Lund University, Faculty of Medicine, The Division of Oncology and Pathology

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0101

Purpose:

The study will be used as a reference population in genetic studies and in studies on biomarkers.

Description:

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. The individuals filled in a questionnaire about their health status and donated a blood sample.

Time period(s) investigated:

2007-01-01 — ongoing

Unit of analysis:

Population:

The population is based on spouses of cancer patients at the Oncology Clinic at Lund University Hospital.

Sampling procedure:

Non-probability: Purposive

Ethics Review:

Lund

Biobank is connected to the study:

Yes

Contact person for questions about the data:

Håkan Olsson

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Publications

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Broberg K, Höglund M, Gustafsson C, Björk J, Ingvar C, Albin M, Olsson H. Genetic variant of the human homologous recombination-associated gene RMI1 (S455N) impacts the risk of AML/MDS and malignant melanoma. Cancer Lett. 2007 Dec 8;258(1):38-44.

Broberg K, Huynh E, Schläwicke Engström K, Björk J, Albin M, Ingvar C, Olsson H, Höglund M. Association between polymorphisms in RMI1, TOP3A, and BLM and risk of cancer, a case-control study. BMC Cancer. 2009 May 11;9:140.
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Wife and husband DNA cohort

Description:

Data collection is ongoing. The study is planned to include 5,000 individuals.

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Time period(s) investigated:

2007-01-01 — ongoing

Number of individuals/objects:

1500

Response rate/participation rate:

>99 %