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Grant Number: 5R37CA054281-20 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Kolonel, Laurence
Organization: University Of Hawaii At Manoa
Project Title: Multiethnic Cohort Study of Diet and Cancer
Fiscal Year: 2012
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Abstract

The Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) Study was designed to prospectively investigate the relationship of diet and other lifestyle factors to cancer risk in five ethnic groups (African Americans, Japanese Americans, Latinos, Native Hawaiians and Caucasians),and to explore interactions between these risk factors and genetic susceptibility to cancer. Since establishment of the cohort in 1993-96, more than 10 years of follow-up have accrued on the 215,000 participants, bringing the project to a point where its full potential can now be realized. In the current cycle of support, we are re-administering the baseline questionnaire to obtain updated (10-year) dietary and other information on the subjects (e.g., smoking, physical activity, hormonal usage, medications, intercurrent illnesses). We have been analyzing data from the baseline questionnaire, both dietary and non-dietary, as well as data on genetic susceptibility and gene-environment interactions. Altogether, we have published 50 papers from the cohort since early 2003. We have been among the most active participants in NCI's Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium, and have shared our data with other members of the consortium, as well as with investigators at outside institutions. For the next 5-year period, we have several dietary scientific aims, including further research into the basis for ethnic differences we observed in diet and cancer relationships, investigation of hypotheses related to dietary constituents recently added to our food composition table (e.g., trans fatty acids, heme iron, glycemic load, heterocyclic amines), study of some less common sites (e.g., non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, ovary and kidney), more in-depth subgroup analyses (e.g., by histology and stage), and investigations of the relationship of diet to cancer survival. We also have several non-dietary scientific aims, particularly related to investigating as- yet unexplainable ethnic differences in breast and lung cancer risk. The important work necessary to maintain the cohort and its several databases will continue, including administration of another short follow- up questionnaire and regular enhancements to the unique food composition table. Finally, we will continue to train graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. We expect this research not only to expand knowledge of the role of environmental risk factors and genes in cancer risk, but also to further an understanding of the basis for ethnic/racial disparities in cancer occurrence and survival.

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Publications

Genome-wide association study of breast cancer in Latinas identifies novel protective variants on 6q25.
Authors: Fejerman L, Ahmadiyeh N, Hu D, Huntsman S, Beckman KB, Caswell JL, Tsung K, John EM, Torres-Mejia G, Carvajal-Carmona L, Echeverry MM, Tuazon AM, Ramirez C, COLUMBUS Consortium, Gignoux CR, Eng C, Gonzalez-Burchard E, Henderson B, Le Marchand L, Kooperberg C, Hou L, Agalliu I, Kraft P, Lindström S, Perez-Stable EJ, Haiman CA, Ziv E
Source: Nat Commun, 2014 Oct 20;5, p. 5260.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 20.
PMID: 25327703
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Parity, lactation, and breast cancer subtypes in African American women: results from the AMBER Consortium.
Authors: Palmer JR, Viscidi E, Troester MA, Hong CC, Schedin P, Bethea TN, Bandera EV, Borges V, McKinnon C, Haiman CA, Lunetta K, Kolonel LN, Rosenberg L, Olshan AF, Ambrosone CB
Source: J Natl Cancer Inst, 2014 Oct;106(10), p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 15.
PMID: 25224496
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Trans-ethnic genome-wide association study of colorectal cancer identifies a new susceptibility locus in VTI1A.
Authors: Wang H, Burnett T, Kono S, Haiman CA, Iwasaki M, Wilkens LR, Loo LW, Van Den Berg D, Kolonel LN, Henderson BE, Keku TO, Sandler RS, Signorello LB, Blot WJ, Newcomb PA, Pande M, Amos CI, West DW, Bézieau S, Berndt SI, Zanke BW, Hsu L, Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO), Lindor NM, Haile RW, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Gallinger S, Casey G, Colon Cancer Family Registry (CCFR), Stenzel SL, Schumacher FR, Peters U, Gruber SB, Colorectal Transdisciplinary Study (CORECT), Tsugane S, Stram DO, Le Marchand L
Source: Nat Commun, 2014 Aug 8;5, p. 4613.
EPub date: 2014 Aug 8.
PMID: 25105248
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Gene-environment interaction involving recently identified colorectal cancer susceptibility Loci.
Authors: Kantor ED, Hutter CM, Minnier J, Berndt SI, Brenner H, Caan BJ, Campbell PT, Carlson CS, Casey G, Chan AT, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Cotterchio M, Du M, Duggan D, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL, Gong J, Harrison TA, Hayes RB, Henderson BE, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Jiao S, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lemire M, Ma J, Newcomb PA, Ochs-Balcom HM, Pflugeisen BM, Potter JD, Rudolph A, Schoen RE, Seminara D, Slattery ML, Stelling DL, Thomas F, Thornquist M, Ulrich CM, Warnick GS, Zanke BW, Peters U, Hsu L, White E
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Sep;23(9), p. 1824-33.
EPub date: 2014 Jul 3.
PMID: 24994789
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Common non-synonymous SNPs associated with breast cancer susceptibility: findings from the Breast Cancer Association Consortium.
Authors: Milne RL, Burwinkel B, Michailidou K, Arias-Perez JI, Zamora MP, Menéndez-Rodríguez P, Hardisson D, Mendiola M, González-Neira A, Pita G, Alonso MR, Dennis J, Wang Q, Bolla MK, Swerdlow A, Ashworth A, Orr N, Schoemaker M, Ko YD, Brauch H, Hamann U, GENICA Network, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Glendon G, Tchatchou S, kConFab Investigators, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Tajima K, Li J, Brand JS, Brenner H, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Lambrechts D, Peuteman G, Christiaens MR, Smeets A, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Durda K, Hartman M, Hui M, Yen Lim W, Wan Chan C, Marme F, Yang R, Bugert P, Lindblom A, Margolin S, García-Closas M, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Figueroa JD, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Flyger H, Hooning MJ, Kriege M, van den Ouweland AM, Koppert LB, Fletcher O, Johnson N, dos-Santos-Silva I, Peto J, Zheng W, Deming-Halverson S, Shrubsole MJ, Long J, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Grip M, Cox A, Cross SS, Reed MW, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Cornelissen S, Braaf L, Kang D, Choi JY, Park SK, Noh DY, Simard J, Dumont M, Goldberg MS, Labrèche F, Fasching PA, Hein A, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Azzollini J, Barile M, Sawyer E, Tomlinson I, Kerin M, Miller N, Hopper JL, Schmidt DF, Makalic E, Southey MC, Hwang Teo S, Har Yip C, Sivanandan K, Tay WT, Shen CY, Hsiung CN, Yu JC, Hou MF, Guénel P, Truong T, Sanchez M, Mulot C, Blot W, Cai Q, Nevanlinna H, Muranen TA, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Stram DO, Bogdanova N, Dörk T, Muir K, Lophatananon A, Stewart-Brown S, Siriwanarangsan P, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, Shu XO, Lu W, Gao YT, Zhang B, Couch FJ, Toland AE, TNBCC, Yannoukakos D, Sangrajrang S, McKay J, Wang X, Olson JE, Vachon C, Purrington K, Severi G, Baglietto L, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Czene K, Eriksson M, Humphreys K, Darabi H, Ahmed S, Shah M, Pharoah PD, Hall P, Giles GG, Benítez J, Dunning AM, Chenevix-Trench G, Easton DF
Source: Hum Mol Genet, 2014 Nov 15;23(22), p. 6096-111.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 18.
PMID: 24943594
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2q36.3 is associated with prognosis for oestrogen receptor-negative breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy.
Authors: Li J, Lindström LS, Foo JN, Rafiq S, Schmidt MK, Pharoah PD, Michailidou K, Dennis J, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Van 't Veer LJ, Cornelissen S, Rutgers E, Southey MC, Apicella C, Dite GS, Hopper JL, Fasching PA, Haeberle L, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Blomqvist C, Muranen TA, Aittomäki K, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, Kataja V, Chenevix-Trench G, kConFab Investigators, Phillips KA, McLachlan SA, Lambrechts D, Thienpont B, Smeets A, Wildiers H, Chang-Claude J, Flesch-Janys D, Seibold P, Rudolph A, Giles GG, Baglietto L, Severi G, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Kristensen V, Alnæs GI, Borresen-Dale AL, Nord S, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Grip M, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Glendon G, Tchatchou S, Devilee P, Tollenaar R, Seynaeve C, Hooning M, Kriege M, Hollestelle A, van den Ouweland A, Li Y, Hamann U, Torres D, Ulmer HU, Rüdiger T, Shen CY, Hsiung CN, Wu PE, Chen ST, Teo SH, Taib NA, Har Yip C, Fuang Ho G, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Tajima K, Kang D, Choi JY, Park SK, Yoo KY, Maishman T, Tapper WJ, Dunning A, Shah M, Luben R, Brown J, Khor CC, Eccles DM, Nevanlinna H, Easton D, Humphreys K, Liu J, Hall P, Czene K
Source: Nat Commun, 2014 Jun 17;5, p. 4051.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 17.
PMID: 24937182
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Genetic variation in mitotic regulatory pathway genes is associated with breast tumor grade.
Authors: Purrington KS, Slettedahl S, Bolla MK, Michailidou K, Czene K, Nevanlinna H, Bojesen SE, Andrulis IL, Cox A, Hall P, Carpenter J, Yannoukakos D, Haiman CA, Fasching PA, Mannermaa A, Winqvist R, Brenner H, Lindblom A, Chenevix-Trench G, Benitez J, Swerdlow A, Kristensen V, Guénel P, Meindl A, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Fagerholm R, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Nordestgaard BG, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Wang X, Olswold C, Olson JE, Mulligan AM, Knight JA, Tchatchou S, Reed MW, Cross SS, Liu J, Li J, Humphreys K, Clarke C, Scott R, ABCTB Investigators, Fostira F, Fountzilas G, Konstantopoulou I, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Ekici AB, Hartmann A, Beckmann MW, Hartikainen JM, Kosma VM, Kataja V, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Pylkäs K, Kauppila S, Dieffenbach AK, Stegmaier C, Arndt V, Margolin S, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, kConFab Investigators, Balleine R, Arias Perez JI, Pilar Zamora M, Menéndez P, Ashworth A, Jones M, Orr N, Arveux P, Kerbrat P, Truong T, Bugert P, Toland AE, Ambrosone CB, Labrèche F, Goldberg MS, Dumont M, Ziogas A, Lee E, Dite GS, Apicella C, Southey MC, Long J, Shrubsole M, Deming-Halverson S, Ficarazzi F, Barile M, Peterlongo P, Durda K, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, GENICA Network, Brüning T, Ko YD, Van Deurzen CH, Martens JW, Kriege M, Figueroa JD, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Schneeweiss A, Tapper WJ, Gerty SM, Durcan L, Mclean C, Milne RL, Baglietto L, dos Santos Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Van'T Veer LJ, Cornelissen S, Försti A, Torres D, Rüdiger T, Rudolph A, Flesch-Janys D, Nickels S, Weltens C, Floris G, Moisse M, Dennis J, Wang Q, Dunning AM, Shah M, Brown J, Simard J, Anton-Culver H, Neuhausen SL, Hopper JL, Bogdanova N, Dörk T, Zheng W, Radice P, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Devillee P, Brauch H, Hooning M, García-Closas M, Sawyer E, Burwinkel B, Marmee F, Eccles DM, Giles GG, Peto J, Schmidt M, Broeks A, Hamann U, Chang-Claude J, Lambrechts D, Pharoah PD, Easton D, Pankratz VS, Slager S, Vachon CM, Couch FJ
Source: Hum Mol Genet, 2014 Nov 15;23(22), p. 6034-46.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 13.
PMID: 24927736
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A comprehensive examination of breast cancer risk loci in African American women.
Authors: Feng Y, Stram DO, Rhie SK, Millikan RC, Ambrosone CB, John EM, Bernstein L, Zheng W, Olshan AF, Hu JJ, Ziegler RG, Nyante S, Bandera EV, Ingles SA, Press MF, Deming SL, Rodriguez-Gil JL, Palmer JR, Olopade OI, Huo D, Adebamowo CA, Ogundiran T, Chen GK, Stram A, Park K, Rand KA, Chanock SJ, Le Marchand L, Kolonel LN, Conti DV, Easton D, Henderson BE, Haiman CA
Source: Hum Mol Genet, 2014 Oct 15;23(20), p. 5518-26.
EPub date: 2014 May 22.
PMID: 24852375
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Exome-wide association study of endometrial cancer in a multiethnic population.
Authors: Chen MM, Crous-Bou M, Setiawan VW, Prescott J, Olson SH, Wentzensen N, Black A, Brinton L, Chen C, Chen C, Cook LS, Doherty J, Friedenreich CM, Hankinson SE, Hartge P, Henderson BE, Hunter DJ, Le Marchand L, Liang X, Lissowska J, Lu L, Orlow I, Petruzella S, Polidoro S, Pooler L, Rebbeck TR, Risch H, Sacerdote C, Schumacher F, Sheng X, Shu XO, Weiss NS, Xia L, Van Den Berg D, Yang HP, Yu H, Chanock S, Haiman C, Kraft P, De Vivo I
Source: PLoS One, 2014;9(5), p. e97045.
EPub date: 2014 May 8.
PMID: 24810602
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