Table 1.

Number of Hispanics included in cohorts participating in the NCI Cohort Consortium and expected number of cancer cases (cohorts with <2,000 Hispanic subjects are excluded)

CohortNaExpected cancer casesbCohort website
California Teachers Study50,000530http://www.calteachersstudy.org/index.html
MEC47,0006,340http://www.crch.org/multiethniccohort
NIH-AARP11,0001,210http://www.dietandhealth.cancer.gov
NHS-II3,00070http://www.channing.harvard.edu/nhs
PLCO3,000320http://www.dcp.cancer.gov/
7th Day Adventistsc3,00060http://www.llu.edu/public-health/health/index.page
Sister Studyd3,00090http://www.sisterstudy.org
SCCS2,000NAhttp://www.southerncommunitystudy.org
WHI6,000710http://www.whi.org
Total83,0009,330

Abbreviations: MEC, Multiethnic Cohort Study; NIH-AARP, NIH-American Association for Retired Persons study; NHS-II, Nurses Health Study II; PLCO, Prostate Lung Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Cohort Study; SCCS, Southern Community Cohort Study; WHI, Women's Health Initiative Study.

  • aNumber of Hispanics included in the cohort, based on the data available in the Cohort Consortium database (epi.grants.cancer.gov/Consortia/cohort.html).

  • bExpected number of cancer cases among Hispanics, based on ratio of number of Hispanics over total cohort (assuming comparable age/sex distribution and cancer rates).

  • c7th Day Adventist Health Study.

  • dSister Study of Breast Cancer.