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.

Purpose:

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

Responsible department/unit

Lund University, Faculty of Medicine

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0101

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.

Purpose:

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

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 for questions about the data

Håkan Olsson

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

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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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Description

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

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

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

Published: 2014-05-05
Last updated: 2017-01-03