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Grant Number: 5UM1CA167552-02 Interpret this number
Primary Investigator: Willett, Walter
Organization: Harvard School Of Public Health
Project Title: Cancer Epidemiology Cohort in Male Health Professionals
Fiscal Year: 2013
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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

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 Sep 28;null, p. null.
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 J, 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 M, Ulrich CM, White E, Wu K, Zanke BW, Campbell PT, Slattery ML, Peters U, Chang-Claude J, Potter JD
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Sep 5;null, p. null.
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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Physical Activity and Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.
Authors: Zhang R, Chomistek AK, Dimitrakoff JD, Giovannucci EL, Willett WC, Rosner BA, Wu K
Source: Med Sci Sports Exerc, 2014 Aug 10;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Aug 10.
PMID: 25116086
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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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SMO Expression in Colorectal Cancer: Associations with Clinical, Pathological, and Molecular Features.
Authors: Li T, Liao X, Lochhead P, Morikawa T, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Inamura K, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Kuchiba A, Imamura Y, Baba Y, Shima K, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Qian ZR
Source: Ann Surg Oncol, 2014 Jul 15;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Jul 15.
PMID: 25023548
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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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Identification of a melanoma susceptibility locus and somatic mutation in TET2.
Authors: Song F, Amos CI, Lee JE, Lian CG, Fang S, Liu H, MacGregor S, Iles MM, Law MH, Lindeman NI, Montgomery GW, Duffy DL, Cust AE, Jenkins MA, Whiteman DC, Kefford RF, Giles GG, Armstrong BK, Aitken JF, Hopper JL, Brown KM, Martin NG, Mann GJ, Bishop DT, Bishop JA, GenoMEL consortium, Kraft P, Qureshi AA, Kanetsky PA, Hayward NK, Hunter DJ, Wei Q, Han J
Source: Carcinogenesis, 2014 Sep;35(9), p. 2097-101.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 30.
PMID: 24980573
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?2-microglobulin, cystatin C, and creatinine and risk of symptomatic peripheral artery disease.
Authors: Joosten MM, Pai JK, Bertoia ML, Gansevoort RT, Bakker SJ, Cooke JP, Rimm EB, Mukamal KJ
Source: J Am Heart Assoc, 2014 Jun 30;3(4), p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 30.
PMID: 24980133
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Association between the intake of ?-linolenic acid and the risk of CHD.
Authors: Vedtofte MS, Jakobsen MU, Lauritzen L, O'Reilly EJ, Virtamo J, Knekt P, Colditz G, Hallmans G, Buring J, Steffen LM, Robien K, Rimm EB, Heitmann BL
Source: Br J Nutr, 2014 Sep 14;112(5), p. 735-43.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 25.
PMID: 24964401
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Predicted 25(OH)D score and colorectal cancer risk according to vitamin D receptor expression.
Authors: Jung S, Qian ZR, Yamauchi M, Bertrand KA, Fitzgerald KC, Inamura K, Kim SA, Mima K, Sukawa Y, Zhang X, Wang M, Smith-Warner SA, Wu K, Fuchs CS, Chan AT, Giovannucci EL, Ng K, Cho E, Ogino S, Nishihara R
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Aug;23(8), p. 1628-37.
EPub date: 2014 Jun 11.
PMID: 24920642
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5?-Reductase inhibitors and risk of high-grade or lethal prostate cancer.
Authors: Preston MA, Wilson KM, Markt SC, Ge R, Morash C, Stampfer MJ, Loda M, Giovannucci E, Mucci LA, Olumi AF
Source: JAMA Intern Med, 2014 Aug;174(8), p. 1301-7.
PMID: 24887392
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Analyses of clinicopathological, molecular, and prognostic associations of KRAS codon 61 and codon 146 mutations in colorectal cancer: cohort study and literature review.
Authors: Imamura Y, Lochhead P, Yamauchi M, Kuchiba A, Qian ZR, Liao X, Nishihara R, Jung S, Wu K, Nosho K, Wang YE, Peng S, Bass AJ, Haigis KM, Meyerhardt JA, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S
Source: Mol Cancer, 2014 May 31;13, p. 135.
EPub date: 2014 May 31.
PMID: 24885062
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Relation between time spent outdoors and exfoliation glaucoma or exfoliation glaucoma suspect.
Authors: Kang JH, Wiggs JL, Pasquale LR
Source: Am J Ophthalmol, 2014 Sep;158(3), p. 605-14.e1.
EPub date: 2014 May 20.
PMID: 24857689
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Large-scale genetic study in East Asians identifies six new loci associated with colorectal cancer risk.
Authors: Zhang B, Jia WH, Matsuda K, Kweon SS, Matsuo K, Xiang YB, Shin A, Jee SH, Kim DH, Cai Q, Long J, Shi J, Wen W, Yang G, Zhang Y, Li C, Li B, Guo Y, Ren Z, Ji BT, Pan ZZ, Takahashi A, Shin MH, Matsuda F, Gao YT, Oh JH, Kim S, Ahn YO, Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO), Chan AT, Chang-Claude J, Slattery ML, Colorectal Transdisciplinary (CORECT) Study, Gruber SB, Schumacher FR, Stenzel SL, Colon Cancer Family Registry (CCFR), Casey G, Kim HR, Jeong JY, Park JW, Li HL, Hosono S, Cho SH, Kubo M, Shu XO, Zeng YX, Zheng W
Source: Nat Genet, 2014 Jun;46(6), p. 533-42.
EPub date: 2014 May 18.
PMID: 24836286
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Urinary PGE-M levels are associated with risk of colorectal adenomas and chemopreventive response to anti-inflammatory drugs.
Authors: Bezawada N, Song M, Wu K, Mehta RS, Milne GL, Ogino S, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL, Chan AT
Source: Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 2014 Jul;7(7), p. 758-65.
EPub date: 2014 May 13.
PMID: 24824037
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Plasma homocysteine, dietary B vitamins, betaine, and choline and risk of peripheral artery disease.
Authors: Bertoia ML, Pai JK, Cooke JP, Joosten MM, Mittleman MA, Rimm EB, Mukamal KJ
Source: Atherosclerosis, 2014 Jul;235(1), p. 94-101.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 28.
PMID: 24819748
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Aspirin and the risk of colorectal cancer in relation to the expression of 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase (HPGD).
Authors: Fink SP, Yamauchi M, Nishihara R, Jung S, Kuchiba A, Wu K, Cho E, Giovannucci E, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Markowitz SD, Chan AT
Source: Sci Transl Med, 2014 Apr 23;6(233), p. 233re2.
PMID: 24760190
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Genome-wide diet-gene interaction analyses for risk of colorectal cancer.
Authors: Figueiredo JC, Hsu L, Hutter CM, Lin Y, Campbell PT, Baron JA, Berndt SI, Jiao S, Casey G, Fortini B, Chan AT, Cotterchio M, Lemire M, Gallinger S, Harrison TA, Le Marchand L, Newcomb PA, Slattery ML, Caan BJ, Carlson CS, Zanke BW, Rosse SA, Brenner H, Giovannucci EL, Wu K, Chang-Claude J, Chanock SJ, Curtis KR, Duggan D, Gong J, Haile RW, Hayes RB, Hoffmeister M, Hopper JL, Jenkins MA, Kolonel LN, Qu C, Rudolph A, Schoen RE, Schumacher FR, Seminara D, Stelling DL, Thibodeau SN, Thornquist M, Warnick GS, Henderson BE, Ulrich CM, Gauderman WJ, Potter JD, White E, Peters U, CCFR, GECCO
Source: PLoS Genet, 2014 Apr;10(4), p. e1004228.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 17.
PMID: 24743840
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Plasma antioxidants, genetic variation in SOD2, CAT, GPX1, GPX4, and prostate cancer survival.
Authors: Van Blarigan EL, Ma J, Kenfield SA, Stampfer MJ, Sesso HD, Giovannucci EL, Witte JS, Erdman JW Jr, Chan JM, Penney KL
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Jun;23(6), p. 1037-46.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 7.
PMID: 24711484
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Dietary intake of fish, ?-3 and ?-6 fatty acids and risk of colorectal cancer: A prospective study in U.S. men and women.
Authors: Song M, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Ogino S, Hu FB, Mozaffarian D, Ma J, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL, Wu K
Source: Int J Cancer, 2014 Nov 15;135(10), p. 2413-23.
EPub date: 2014 Apr 15.
PMID: 24706410
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A prospective study of folate, vitamin B?, and vitamin B?? intake in relation to exfoliation glaucoma or suspected exfoliation glaucoma.
Authors: Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Wiggs JL, Willett WC, Pasquale LR
Source: JAMA Ophthalmol, 2014 May;132(5), p. 549-59.
PMID: 24699833
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Measures of adiposity are associated with increased risk of peptic ulcer.
Authors: Boylan MR, Khalili H, Huang ES, Chan AT
Source: Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol, 2014 Oct;12(10), p. 1688-94.
EPub date: 2014 Mar 26.
PMID: 24681076
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Genome-wide interaction study of smoking and bladder cancer risk.
Authors: Figueroa JD, Han SS, Garcia-Closas M, Baris D, Jacobs EJ, Kogevinas M, Schwenn M, Malats N, Johnson A, Purdue MP, Caporaso N, Landi MT, Prokunina-Olsson L, Wang Z, Hutchinson A, Burdette L, Wheeler W, Vineis P, Siddiq A, Cortessis VK, Kooperberg C, Cussenot O, Benhamou S, Prescott J, Porru S, Bueno-de-Mesquita HB, Trichopoulos D, Ljungberg B, Clavel-Chapelon F, Weiderpass E, Krogh V, Dorronsoro M, Travis R, Tjønneland A, Brenan P, Chang-Claude J, Riboli E, Conti D, Gago-Dominguez M, Stern MC, Pike MC, Van Den Berg D, Yuan JM, Hohensee C, Rodabough R, Cancel-Tassin G, Roupret M, Comperat E, Chen C, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Lindstrom S, Carta A, Pavanello S, Arici C, Mastrangelo G, Karagas MR, Schned A, Armenti KR, Hosain GM, Haiman CA, Fraumeni JF Jr, Chanock SJ, Chatterjee N, Rothman N, Silverman DT
Source: Carcinogenesis, 2014 Aug;35(8), p. 1737-44.
EPub date: 2014 Mar 24.
PMID: 24662972
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Vascular tone pathway polymorphisms in relation to primary open-angle glaucoma.
Authors: Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Yaspan BL, Bailey JC, Weinreb RN, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Budenz DL, Liu Y, Realini T, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Friedman DS, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Olson L, Schuman JS, Singh K, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Brilliant M, Sit AJ, Christen WG, Fingert J, Forman JP, Buys ES, Kraft P, Zhang K, Allingham RR, Pericak-Vance MA, Richards JE, Hauser MA, Haines JL, Wiggs JL, Pasquale LR
Source: Eye (Lond), 2014 Jun;28(6), p. 662-71.
EPub date: 2014 Mar 7.
PMID: 24603425
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Benchmarks for Operative Outcomes of Robotic and Open Radical Prostatectomy: Results from the Health Professionals Follow-up Study.
Authors: Alemozaffar M, Sanda M, Yecies D, Mucci LA, Stampfer MJ, Kenfield SA
Source: Eur Urol, 2014 Feb 11;null, p. null.
EPub date: 2014 Feb 11.
PMID: 24582327
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Association of CAV1/CAV2 genomic variants with primary open-angle glaucoma overall and by gender and pattern of visual field loss.
Authors: Loomis SJ, Kang JH, Weinreb RN, Yaspan BL, Cooke Bailey JN, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Budenz DL, Liu Y, Realini T, Friedman DS, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Olson L, Schuman JS, Singh K, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Brilliant M, Sit AJ, Christen WG, Fingert J, Kraft P, Zhang K, Allingham RR, Pericak-Vance MA, Richards JE, Hauser MA, Haines JL, Pasquale LR, Wiggs JL
Source: Ophthalmology, 2014 Feb;121(2), p. 508-16.
EPub date: 2013 Oct 25.
PMID: 24572674
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