Biobank for individuals with prostate cancer

SND-ID: EXT 0138

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

Description Data and documentation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Description

The cohort consists of 900 individuals with prostate cancer who came to an oncology center in southern Sweden for therapy. The collection of this study started in 2007 and is ongoing. A control group of 1,000 men recruited among accompanying spouses of female cancer patients also belong to this study. The participants have donated blood and answered questions relating to previous medications, height, weight, alcohol consumption and smoking.

Purpose:

To study risk factors for prostate cancer
Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review
Method and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

individuals with prostate cancer who came to an oncology center in southern Sweden for therapy.

Sampling procedure

Non-probability

Time period(s) investigated

2007–ongoing

Geographic coverage
Publications

Access to data via

Dataset 1
Biobank for prostate cancer-cases

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects

900

Dataset 2
Biobank for prostate cancer-controls

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2007–ongoing
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects

1000

Contact for questions about the data

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Published: 2014-12-11
Last updated: 2019-11-15