Risk of bladder cancer in relation to metabolic factors and smoking

Bladder cancer (BC) is common in high-income countries. Smoking is the most important risk factor, accounting for about half of the incident cases among men living in Europe. Other environmental risk factors include schistosomiasis, external beam radiation and a wide …

Me-Can annual meeting 2018

Me-Can steering committee and active collaborators are invited to the next annual meeting, September 10-11, 2018, in Malmö/Lund area.

Me-Can presentations at the NordicEpi

Two abstracts from the Me-Can project will be presented at the the 8th Nordic Meeting in Epidemiology and Register-Based Research (NordicEpi), September 13-15 in Lund, Sweden. For more information see the conference programme: https://mkon.nu/nordicepi/preliminary_program

Me-Can meeting in Malmö, May 2017

At the 8th annual meeting in Malmö in May 2017, preliminary results from ongoing studies were presented, and planned studies and collaborations were discussed. The meeting hosted Theis Lange, University of Copenhagen/Peking, as keynote speaker about mediation analysis. Group picture …

Project status

Me-Can has been updated with an additional 7-11 years of follow-up in Sweden, Norway, and Austria, and additional participants and variables have been added. Me-Can 2.0 studies will include up to 814,000 individuals and 83,000 incident cancers. The first studies …