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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

Fine-scale mapping of the 5q11.2 breast cancer locus reveals at least three independent risk variants regulating MAP3K1.
Authors: Glubb DM, Maranian MJ, Michailidou K, Pooley KA, Meyer KB, Kar S, Carlebur S, O'Reilly M, Betts JA, Hillman KM, Kaufmann S, Beesley J, Canisius S, Hopper JL, Southey MC, Tsimiklis H, Apicella C, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Hogervorst FB, van der Schoot CE, Muir K, Lophatananon A, Stewart-Brown S, Siriwanarangsan P, Fasching PA, Ruebner M, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Peto J, dos-Santos-Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Pharoah PD, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Sawyer EJ, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Burwinkel B, Marme F, Yang R, Surowy H, Guénel P, Truong T, Menegaux F, Sanchez M, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, González-Neira A, Benitez J, Zamora MP, Arias Perez JI, Anton-Culver H, Neuhausen SL, Brenner H, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Meindl A, Schmutzler RK, Brauch H, Ko YD, Brüning T, GENICA Network, Nevanlinna H, Muranen TA, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Tanaka H, Dörk T, Bogdanova NV, Helbig S, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, kConFab Investigators, Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Stram DO, Lambrechts D, Zhao H, Weltens C, van Limbergen E, Chang-Claude J, Flesch-Janys D, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Barile M, Capra F, Couch FJ, Olson JE, Hallberg E, Vachon C, Giles GG, Milne RL, McLean C, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Simard J, Goldberg MS, Labrčche F, Dumont M, Teo SH, Yip CH, See MH, Cornes B, Cheng CY, Ikram MK, Kristensen V, Norwegian Breast Cancer Study, Zheng W, Halverson SL, Shrubsole M, Long J, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Kauppila S, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Glendon G, Tchatchou S, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Van Asperen CJ, García-Closas M, Figueroa J, Chanock SJ, Lissowska J, Czene K, Klevebring D, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Hooning MJ, Hollestelle A, Martens JW, Collée JM, Hall P, Li J, Humphreys K, Shu XO, Lu W, Gao YT, Cai H, Cox A, Cross SS, Reed MW, Blot W, Signorello LB, Cai Q, Shah M, Ghoussaini M, Kang D, Choi JY, Park SK, Noh DY, Hartman M, Miao H, Lim WY, Tang A, Hamann U, Torres D, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska K, Durda K, Sangrajrang S, Gaborieau V, Brennan P, McKay J, Olswold C, Slager S, Toland AE, Yannoukakos D, Shen CY, Wu PE, Yu JC, Hou MF, Swerdlow A, Ashworth A, Orr N, Jones M, Pita G, Alonso MR, Álvarez N, Herrero D, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Bacot F, Luccarini C, Baynes C, Ahmed S, Healey CS, Brown MA, Ponder BA, Chenevix-Trench G, Thompson DJ, Edwards SL, Easton DF, Dunning AM, French JD
Source: Am J Hum Genet, 2015 Jan 8;96(1), p. 5-20.
EPub date: 2014 Dec 18.
PMID: 25529635
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A pooled analysis of body mass index and mortality among African Americans.
Authors: Cohen SS, Park Y, Signorello LB, Patel AV, Boggs DA, Kolonel LN, Kitahara CM, Knutsen SF, Gillanders E, Monroe KR, Berrington de Gonzalez A, Bethea TN, Black A, Fraser G, Gapstur S, Hartge P, Matthews CE, Park SY, Purdue MP, Singh P, Harvey C, Blot WJ, Palmer JR
Source: PLoS One, 2014;9(11), p. e111980.
EPub date: 2014 Nov 17.
PMID: 25401742
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MicroRNA related polymorphisms and breast cancer risk.
Authors: Khan S, Greco D, Michailidou K, Milne RL, Muranen TA, Heikkinen T, Aaltonen K, Dennis J, Bolla MK, Liu J, Hall P, Irwanto A, Humphreys K, Li J, Czene K, Chang-Claude J, Hein R, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Fletcher O, Peto J, dos Santos Silva I, Johnson N, Gibson L, Aitken Z, Hopper JL, Tsimiklis H, Bui M, Makalic E, Schmidt DF, Southey MC, Apicella C, Stone J, Waisfisz Q, Meijers-Heijboer H, Adank MA, van der Luijt RB, Meindl A, Schmutzler RK, Müller-Myhsok B, Lichtner P, Turnbull C, Rahman N, Chanock SJ, Hunter DJ, Cox A, Cross SS, Reed MW, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Van't Veer LJ, Hogervorst FB, Fasching PA, Schrauder MG, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Benitez J, Zamora PM, Perez JI, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Pharoah PD, Dunning AM, Shah M, Luben R, Brown J, Couch FJ, Wang X, Vachon C, Olson JE, Lambrechts D, Moisse M, Paridaens R, Christiaens MR, Guénel P, Truong T, Laurent-Puig P, Mulot C, Marme F, Burwinkel B, Schneeweiss A, Sohn C, Sawyer EJ, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Tchatchou S, Mulligan AM, Dörk T, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Anton-Culver H, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Garcia-Closas M, Figueroa J, Lissowska J, Brinton L, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, van Asperen CJ, Kristensen VN, kConFab Investigators, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Slager S, Toland AE, Ambrosone CB, Yannoukakos D, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Barile M, Mariani P, Hooning MJ, Martens JW, Collée JM, Jager A, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Durda K, Giles GG, McLean C, Brauch H, Brüning T, Ko YD, GENICA Network, Brenner H, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Swerdlow A, Ashworth A, Orr N, Jones M, Simard J, Goldberg MS, Labrčche F, Dumont M, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Grip M, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, Mannermaa A, Hamann U, Chenevix-Trench G, Blomqvist C, Aittomäki K, Easton DF, Nevanlinna H
Source: PLoS One, 2014;9(11), p. e109973.
EPub date: 2014 Nov 12.
PMID: 25390939
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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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A priori-defined diet quality indexes and risk of type 2 diabetes: the Multiethnic Cohort.
Authors: Jacobs S, Harmon BE, Boushey CJ, Morimoto Y, Wilkens LR, Le Marchand L, Kröger J, Schulze MB, Kolonel LN, Maskarinec G
Source: Diabetologia, 2015 Jan;58(1), p. 98-112.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 16.
PMID: 25319012
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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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Identification and characterization of novel associations in the CASP8/ALS2CR12 region on chromosome 2 with breast cancer risk.
Authors: Lin WY, Camp NJ, Ghoussaini M, Beesley J, Michailidou K, Hopper JL, Apicella C, Southey MC, Stone J, Schmidt MK, Broeks A, Van't Veer LJ, Th Rutgers EJ, Muir K, Lophatananon A, Stewart-Brown S, Siriwanarangsan P, Fasching PA, Haeberle L, Ekici AB, Beckmann MW, Peto J, Dos-Santos-Silva I, Fletcher O, Johnson N, Bolla MK, Wang Q, Dennis J, Sawyer EJ, Cheng T, Tomlinson I, Kerin MJ, Miller N, Marmé F, Surowy HM, Burwinkel B, Guénel P, Truong T, Menegaux F, Mulot C, Bojesen SE, Nordestgaard BG, Nielsen SF, Flyger H, Benitez J, Zamora MP, Arias Perez JI, Menéndez P, González-Neira A, Pita G, Alonso MR, Alvarez N, Herrero D, Anton-Culver H, Brenner H, Dieffenbach AK, Arndt V, Stegmaier C, Meindl A, Lichtner P, Schmutzler RK, Müller-Myhsok B, Brauch H, Brüning T, Ko YD, GENICA Network, Tessier DC, Vincent D, Bacot F, Nevanlinna H, Aittomäki K, Blomqvist C, Khan S, Matsuo K, Ito H, Iwata H, Horio A, Bogdanova NV, Antonenkova NN, Dörk T, Lindblom A, Margolin S, Mannermaa A, Kataja V, Kosma VM, Hartikainen JM, kConFab Investigators, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Wu AH, Tseng CC, Van Den Berg D, Stram DO, Neven P, Wauters E, Wildiers H, Lambrechts D, Chang-Claude J, Rudolph A, Seibold P, Flesch-Janys D, Radice P, Peterlongo P, Manoukian S, Bonanni B, Couch FJ, Wang X, Vachon C, Purrington K, Giles GG, Milne RL, Mclean C, Haiman CA, Henderson BE, Schumacher F, Le Marchand L, Simard J, Goldberg MS, Labrčche F, Dumont M, Teo SH, Yip CH, Hassan N, Vithana EN, Kristensen V, Zheng W, Deming-Halverson S, Shrubsole MJ, Long J, Winqvist R, Pylkäs K, Jukkola-Vuorinen A, Kauppila S, Andrulis IL, Knight JA, Glendon G, Tchatchou S, Devilee P, Tollenaar RA, Seynaeve C, Van Asperen CJ, García-Closas M, Figueroa J, Lissowska J, Brinton L, Czene K, Darabi H, Eriksson M, Brand JS, Hooning MJ, Hollestelle A, Van Den Ouweland AM, Jager A, Li J, Liu J, Humphreys K, Shu XO, Lu W, Gao YT, Cai H, Cross SS, Reed MW, Blot W, Signorello LB, Cai Q, Pharoah PD, Perkins B, Shah M, Blows FM, Kang D, Yoo KY, Noh DY, Hartman M, Miao H, Chia KS, Putti TC, Hamann U, Luccarini C, Baynes C, Ahmed S, Maranian M, Healey CS, Jakubowska A, Lubinski J, Jaworska-Bieniek K, Durda K, Sangrajrang S, Gaborieau V, Brennan P, Mckay J, Slager S, Toland AE, Yannoukakos D, Shen CY, Hsiung CN, Wu PE, Ding SL, Ashworth A, Jones M, Orr N, Swerdlow AJ, Tsimiklis H, Makalic E, Schmidt DF, Bui QM, Chanock SJ, Hunter DJ, Hein R, Dahmen N, Beckmann L, Aaltonen K, Muranen TA, Heikkinen T, Irwanto A, Rahman N, Turnbull CA, Breast and Ovarian Cancer Susceptibility (BOCS) Study, Waisfisz Q, Meijers-Heijboer HE, Adank MA, Van Der Luijt RB, Hall P, Chenevix-Trench G, Dunning A, Easton DF, Cox A
Source: Hum Mol Genet, 2015 Jan 1;24(1), p. 285-98.
EPub date: 2014 Aug 28.
PMID: 25168388
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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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