Biobank for individuals with prostate cancer

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 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.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0138

Purpose:

To study risk factors for prostate cancer

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.

Time period(s) investigated:

2007 — ongoing

Unit of analysis:

Population:

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

Sampling procedure:

Non-probability

Contact person for questions about the data:

Håkan Olsson

Is part of collection at SND:

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Dataset EXT 0138-001

Biobank for prostate cancer-cases

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: Measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects:

900

Dataset EXT 0138-002

Biobank for prostate cancer-controls

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: Measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 2007

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Number of individuals/objects:

1000