Mammary Screening cohort

SND-ID: EXT 0176

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

Description Data and documentation

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.
Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Protection and ethical review
Method

Unit of analysis

Sampling procedure

Total universe/Complete enumeration

Time period(s) investigated

1995–2006

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Dataset
Mammary Screening cohort

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

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

Data collection 1

  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1995–2006
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

Data collection 2

  • Mode of collection: Physical measurements and tests
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1995–2006
  • Source of the data: Population group, Biological samples

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