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Grant Number: 1UM1CA167552-01 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Willett, Walter
Organization: Harvard School Of Public Health
Project Title: Cancer Epidemiology Cohort in Male Health Professionals
Fiscal Year: 2012
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Abstract

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to continue the follow-up of the Health Professional's Follow-up Study, a cancer epidemiology cohort of 51,529 men enrolled in 1986 when they were 40 to 75 years of age. The cohort is currently supported as part of a Program Project; consistent with NCI policy, we are now applying for support of the infrastructure through a cooperative agreement. The cohort includes a biorespository with DNA samples from 35,000 participants, plasma from 18,000, nails from 33,000, and tumor tissue from approximately 70% of incident colon, prostate, and other important cancers. In this cohort, smoking, weight, medication use, and medical diagnoses have been updated every 2 years and information on diet and physical activity has been updated every four years. Much other valuable exposure information is collected. Follow-up of the cohort has been approximately 94% complete at each of the 2-year follow-up cycles and ascertainment of deaths is at least 98% complete. This cohort has been highly productive; 341 papers have been published during the current funding cycle or are in press. Novel findings include the identification of modifiable risk factors that account for one third of aggressive prostate cancer; strong evidence based on plasma levels, germ line DNA, and gene expression in tumor tissue that vitamin D is importantly involved in risk of death from prostate cancer; and roles of specific diet factors and physical activity after the diagnosis f colorectal and prostate cancer in survival. This cohort has also contributed to 19 cancer-related consortia during this funding period and has an active data sharing component. The HPFS is unique as the largest cancer cohort in men with many repeated measures of exposure over more than two decades, which provides a powerful view of realistic latent periods for carcinogenesis and the opportunity to examine both pre-and post-diagnosis determinants of survival from cancer. Because of the massive, detailed data and biological samples already in hand, the nearly complete ascertainment of incident cancers with high rates of tissue acquisition, and the entry of the younger members of the cohort into the age of maximal cancer incidence, this cohort will be even more fruitful scientifically during the next five years.

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Publications

Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and colorectal cancer risk according to tumour immunity status.
Authors: Song M, Nishihara R, Wang M, Chan AT, Qian ZR, Inamura K, Zhang X, Ng K, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Nosho K, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL, Wu K, Ogino S
Source: Gut, 2015 Jan 15;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2015 Jan 15.
PMID: 25591978
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The high prevalence of undiagnosed prostate cancer at autopsy: implications for epidemiology and treatment of prostate cancer in the Prostate-Specific Antigen-Era.
Authors: Jahn JL, Giovannucci EL, Stampfer MJ
Source: Int J Cancer, 2014 Dec 29;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Dec 29.
PMID: 25557753
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Weight training, aerobic physical activities, and long-term waist circumference change in men.
Authors: Mekary RA, Grøntved A, Despres JP, De Moura LP, Asgarzadeh M, Willett WC, Rimm EB, Giovannucci E, Hu FB
Source: Obesity (Silver Spring), 2014 Dec 19;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Dec 19.
PMID: 25530447
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Derivation and validation of homocysteine score in u.s. Men and women.
Authors: Jung S, Je Y, Giovannucci EL, Rosner B, Ogino S, Cho E
Source: J Nutr, 2015 Jan;145(1), p. 96-104.
EPub date: 2014 Nov 12.
PMID: 25527664
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Selenium supplementation and prostate cancer mortality.
Authors: Kenfield SA, Van Blarigan EL, DuPre N, Stampfer MJ, L Giovannucci E, Chan JM
Source: J Natl Cancer Inst, 2015 Jan;107(1), p. 360.
EPub date: 2014 Dec 12.
PMID: 25505227
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Genetic variants of adiponectin and risk of colorectal cancer.
Authors: Song M, Gong J, Giovannucci EL, Berndt SI, Brenner H, Chang-Claude J, Curtis KR, Harrison TA, Hoffmeister M, Hsu L, Jiao S, Le Marchand L, Potter JD, Schoen RE, Seminara D, Slattery ML, White E, Wu K, Ogino S, Fuchs CS, Hunter DJ, Tworoger SS, Hu FB, Rimm E, Jensen M, Peters U, Chan AT
Source: Int J Cancer, 2014 Nov 27;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Nov 27.
PMID: 25431318
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Alcohol, one-carbon nutrient intake, and risk of colorectal cancer according to tumor methylation level of IGF2 differentially methylated region.
Authors: Nishihara R, Wang M, Qian ZR, Baba Y, Yamauchi M, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Kim SA, Inamura K, Zhang X, Wu K, Giovannucci EL, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Schernhammer ES
Source: Am J Clin Nutr, 2014 Dec;100(6), p. 1479-88.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 8.
PMID: 25411283
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Circulating biomarkers of dairy fat and risk of incident stroke in U.S. men and women in 2 large prospective cohorts.
Authors: Yakoob MY, Shi P, Hu FB, Campos H, Rexrode KM, Orav EJ, Willett WC, Mozaffarian D
Source: Am J Clin Nutr, 2014 Dec;100(6), p. 1437-47.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 24.
PMID: 25411278
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Lifestyle-based prediction model for the prevention of CVD: the Healthy Heart Score.
Authors: Chiuve SE, Cook NR, Shay CM, Rexrode KM, Albert CM, Manson JE, Willett WC, Rimm EB
Source: J Am Heart Assoc, 2014 Nov 14;3(6), p. e000954.
EPub date: 2014 Nov 14.
PMID: 25398889
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RNF43 is frequently mutated in colorectal and endometrial cancers.
Authors: Giannakis M, Hodis E, Jasmine Mu X, Yamauchi M, Rosenbluh J, Cibulskis K, Saksena G, Lawrence MS, Qian ZR, Nishihara R, Van Allen EM, Hahn WC, Gabriel SB, Lander ES, Getz G, Ogino S, Fuchs CS, Garraway LA
Source: Nat Genet, 2014 Dec;46(12), p. 1264-6.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 26.
PMID: 25344691
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Red Meat Intake, NAT2, and Risk of Colorectal Cancer: A Pooled Analysis of 11 Studies.
Authors: Ananthakrishnan AN, Du M, Berndt SI, Brenner H, Caan BJ, Casey G, Chang-Claude J, Duggan D, Fuchs CS, Gallinger S, Giovannucci EL, Harrison TA, Hayes RB, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Hou L, Hsu L, Jenkins MA, Kraft P, Ma J, Nan H, Newcomb PA, Ogino S, Potter JD, Seminara D, Slattery ML, Thornquist M, White E, Wu K, Peters U, Chan AT
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2015 Jan;24(1), p. 198-205.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 23.
PMID: 25342387
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Prognostic Significance and Molecular Features of Signet-Ring Cell and Mucinous Components in Colorectal Carcinoma.
Authors: Inamura K, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Li T, Yasunari M, Zhang X, Wu K, Meyerhardt JA, Fuchs CS, Harris CC, Qian ZR, Ogino S
Source: Ann Surg Oncol, 2014 Oct 18;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Oct 18.
PMID: 25326395
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The 19q12 bladder cancer GWAS signal: association with cyclin E function and aggressive disease.
Authors: Fu YP, Kohaar I, Moore LE, Lenz P, Figueroa JD, Tang W, Porter-Gill P, Chatterjee N, Scott-Johnson A, Garcia-Closas M, Muchmore B, Baris D, Paquin A, Ylaya K, Schwenn M, Apolo AB, Karagas MR, Tarway M, Johnson A, Mumy A, Schned A, Guedez L, Jones MA, Kida M, Hosain GM, Malats N, Kogevinas M, Tardon A, Serra C, Carrato A, Garcia-Closas R, Lloreta J, Wu X, Purdue M, Andriole GL Jr, Grubb RL 3rd, Black A, Landi MT, Caporaso NE, Vineis P, Siddiq A, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Severi G, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis RC, Tjønneland A, Brennan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Prescott J, Chen C, De Vivo I, Govannucci E, Hunter D, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Gapstur SM, Jacobs EJ, Diver WR, Albanes D, Weinstein SJ, Virtamo J, Kooperberg C, Hohensee C, Rodabough RJ, Cortessis VK, Conti DV, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Haiman CA, Cussenot O, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Porru S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Grossman HB, Wang Z, Deng X, Chung CC, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Fraumeni J Jr, Chanock SJ, Hewitt SM, Silverman DT, Rothman N, Prokunina-Olsson L
Source: Cancer Res, 2014 Oct 15;74(20), p. 5808-18.
PMID: 25320178
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Elevation of circulating branched-chain amino acids is an early event in human pancreatic adenocarcinoma development.
Authors: Mayers JR, Wu C, Clish CB, Kraft P, Torrence ME, Fiske BP, Yuan C, Bao Y, Townsend MK, Tworoger SS, Davidson SM, Papagiannakopoulos T, Yang A, Dayton TL, Ogino S, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Qian ZR, Rubinson DA, Ma J, Sesso HD, Gaziano JM, Cochrane BB, Liu S, Wactawski-Wende J, Manson JE, Pollak MN, Kimmelman AC, Souza A, Pierce K, Wang TJ, Gerszten RE, Fuchs CS, Vander Heiden MG, Wolpin BM
Source: Nat Med, 2014 Oct;20(10), p. 1193-8.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 28.
PMID: 25261994
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Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for diffuse large B cell lymphoma.
Authors: Cerhan JR, Berndt SI, Vijai J, Ghesquières H, McKay J, Wang SS, Wang Z, Yeager M, Conde L, de Bakker PI, Nieters A, Cox D, Burdett L, Monnereau A, Flowers CR, De Roos AJ, Brooks-Wilson AR, Lan Q, Severi G, Melbye M, Gu J, Jackson RD, Kane E, Teras LR, Purdue MP, Vajdic CM, Spinelli JJ, Giles GG, Albanes D, Kelly RS, Zucca M, Bertrand KA, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Lawrence C, Hutchinson A, Zhi D, Habermann TM, Link BK, Novak AJ, Dogan A, Asmann YW, Liebow M, Thompson CA, Ansell SM, Witzig TE, Weiner GJ, Veron AS, Zelenika D, Tilly H, Haioun C, Molina TJ, Hjalgrim H, Glimelius B, Adami HO, Bracci PM, Riby J, Smith MT, Holly EA, Cozen W, Hartge P, Morton LM, Severson RK, Tinker LF, North KE, Becker N, Benavente Y, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Foretova L, Maynadie M, Staines A, Lightfoot T, Crouch S, Smith A, Roman E, Diver WR, Offit K, Zelenetz A, Klein RJ, Villano DJ, Zheng T, Zhang Y, Holford TR, Kricker A, Turner J, Southey MC, Clavel J, Virtamo J, Weinstein S, Riboli E, Vineis P, Kaaks R, Trichopoulos D, Vermeulen RC, Boeing H, Tjonneland A, Angelucci E, Di Lollo S, Rais M, Birmann BM, Laden F, Giovannucci E, Kraft P, Huang J, Ma B, Ye Y, Chiu BC, Sampson J, Liang L, Park JH, Chung CC, Weisenburger DD, Chatterjee N, Fraumeni JF Jr, Slager SL, Wu X, de Sanjose S, Smedby KE, Salles G, Skibola CF, Rothman N, Chanock SJ
Source: Nat Genet, 2014 Nov;46(11), p. 1233-8.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 28.
PMID: 25261932
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No evidence of gene-calcium interactions from genome-wide analysis of colorectal cancer risk.
Authors: Du M, Zhang X, Hoffmeister M, Schoen RE, Baron JA, Berndt SI, Brenner H, Carlson CS, Casey G, Chan AT, Curtis KR, Duggan D, Gauderman WJ, Giovannucci EL, Gong J, Harrison TA, Hayes RB, Henderson BE, Hopper JL, Hsu L, Hudson TJ, Hutter CM, Jenkins MA, Jiao S, Kocarnik JM, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L, Lin Y, Newcomb PA, Rudolph A, Seminara D, Thornquist MD, Ulrich CM, White E, Wu K, Zanke BW, Campbell PT, Slattery ML, Peters U, Chang-Claude J, Potter JD, Colon Cancer Family Registry and Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Dec;23(12), p. 2971-6.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 5.
PMID: 25192705
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Tumor LINE-1 methylation level and microsatellite instability in relation to colorectal cancer prognosis.
Authors: Inamura K, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Lochhead P, Qian ZR, Kuchiba A, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Jung S, Zhang X, Wu K, Cho E, Chan AT, Meyerhardt JA, Harris CC, Fuchs CS, Ogino S
Source: J Natl Cancer Inst, 2014 Sep;106(9), p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Sep 4.
PMID: 25190725
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Dietary linoleic acid and risk of coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.
Authors: Farvid MS, Ding M, Pan A, Sun Q, Chiuve SE, Steffen LM, Willett WC, Hu FB
Source: Circulation, 2014 Oct 28;130(18), p. 1568-78.
EPub date: 2014 Aug 26.
PMID: 25161045
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