Mammary Screening cohort

This study is part of the collection Swedish Cohort Consortium (Cohorts.se)

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Göran Hallmans - Umeå university, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Description:

MA - Mammography Screening Cohort
Samples and data are collected in connection with mammography screenings from 1995-2006. The blood samples consist primarily of EDTA and heparin blood samples divided into plasma, erythrocyte concentrate and buffy coat and for a certain percentage, the DNA is also extracted. The cohort consists of women, 18-82 years old (95% between 48 and 70 years old). The same sampling procedures as in VIP, but another questionnaire is used with questions regarding pregnancies, hormon replacement therapy, menopaus etc.
The survey data can be linked to the blood samples.
Individuals: 28,800
Individuals with repeated samples: 14,600
Sampling occasions: 54,000

Purpose:

Prospectively collected cohort (women) for all disease areas.

Subject area:

Responsible department/unit:

Umeå University, Department of Biobank Research

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Göran Hallmans - Umeå university, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Identifiers:

SND-ID: EXT 0176

Description:

MA - Mammography Screening Cohort
Samples and data are collected in connection with mammography screenings from 1995-2006. The blood samples consist primarily of EDTA and heparin blood samples divided into plasma, erythrocyte concentrate and buffy coat and for a certain percentage, the DNA is also extracted. The cohort consists of women, 18-82 years old (95% between 48 and 70 years old). The same sampling procedures as in VIP, but another questionnaire is used with questions regarding pregnancies, hormon replacement therapy, menopaus etc.
The survey data can be linked to the blood samples.
Individuals: 28,800
Individuals with repeated samples: 14,600
Sampling occasions: 54,000

Purpose:

Prospectively collected cohort (women) for all disease areas.

Time period(s) investigated:

1995 — 2006

Unit of analysis:

Sampling procedure:

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Subject area:

Contact for questions about the data:

Åsa Ågren

Download metadata:

Mammary Screening cohort

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Göran Hallmans - Umeå university, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995 — 2006

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests

Time period(s) for data collection: 1995 — 2006

Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Published: 2015-04-29
Last updated: 2020-01-17