VITamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) Cohort Study

Contact: Emily White, Ph.D.

Number of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: 10,000
Years of Diagnoses of Enrolled Cancer Patients/Survivors: 2000-2010
Approximate Years of Follow-up: 0-10 (mean 5)
Cancer Sites Represented: Bladder
Breast
Colon & Rectum
Kidney
Leukemias
Liver
Lung & Bronchus
Melanomas of the Skin
Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Oral Cavity & Pharynx
Ovary
Pancreas
Prostate
Stomach
Thyroid
Uterus
Other
Biological Specimens Collected: Buccal Cells
Treatment Outcome Measures: Physician/Medical Record Reported
  • Death
Co-morbidities at Study Entry: Diabetes
Heart Disease
Pulmonary Disease
Other: About 30 Conditions
Lifestyle Factors: Smoking
Alcohol Use
Diet
Physical Activity
Body Mass Index
Other: Supplement Use
Treatment Data: Surgery
Radiation
Chemotherapy
Hormonal Therapy
Treatment Data Assessed By: Other SEER Cancer Registry
Is the study open to collaboration? Yes

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