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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

Vasectomy and risk of aggressive prostate cancer: a 24-year follow-up study.
Authors: Siddiqui MM, Wilson KM, Epstein MM, Rider JR, Martin NE, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Mucci LA
Source: J Clin Oncol, 2014 Sep 20;32(27), p. 3033-8.
PMID: 25513466
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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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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, 2014 Oct 23;null, p. null.
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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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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Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and risk of colorectal cancer after adjusting for inflammatory markers.
Authors: Song M, Wu K, Chan AT, Fuchs CS, Giovannucci EL
Source: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev, 2014 Oct;23(10), p. 2175-80.
EPub date: 2014 Aug 8.
PMID: 25106774
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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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Hypothesis-independent pathway analysis implicates GABA and acetyl-CoA metabolism in primary open-angle glaucoma and normal-pressure glaucoma.
Authors: Bailey JN, Yaspan BL, Pasquale LR, Hauser MA, Kang JH, Loomis SJ, Brilliant M, Budenz DL, Christen WG, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T, Kraft P, Lee RK, Lichter PR, Liu Y, McCarty CA, Moroi SE, Richards JE, Realini T, Schuman JS, Scott WK, Singh K, Sit AJ, Vollrath D, Wollstein G, Zack DJ, Zhang K, Pericak-Vance MA, Allingham RR, Weinreb RN, Haines JL, Wiggs JL
Source: Hum Genet, 2014 Oct;133(10), p. 1319-30.
EPub date: 2014 Jul 19.
PMID: 25037249
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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 Dec;21(13), p. 4164-73.
EPub date: 2014 Jul 15.
PMID: 25023548
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Vasectomy and risk of aggressive prostate cancer: a 24-year follow-up study.
Authors: Siddiqui MM, Wilson KM, Epstein MM, Rider JR, Martin NE, Stampfer MJ, Giovannucci EL, Mucci LA
Source: J Clin Oncol, 2014 Sep 20;32(27), p. 3033-8.
PMID: 25002716
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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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