Multiethnic Cohort

& Genetic Epidemiology

Understanding Ethnic Differences in Cancer: The Multiethnic Cohort Study (PIs: Le Marchand, Wilkens, Haiman: U01CA164973):

The Multiethnic Cohort Study is a powerful resource for continuing research efforts aimed at greater understanding of the environmental causes of cancer and other chronic diseases, and how these risk factors interact with genetic variants to explain some of the ethnic/racial disparities in cancer risks in the U.S. population. It is our hope that this work ultimately will provide useful insights into the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.