The Asia Cohort Consortium

Publications

We are pleased to announce the publications of the Asia Cohort Consortium. We are grateful to our authors, writing teams and participating cohorts for their efforts. We also thank National Cancer Center, Japan for its continued support of the Coordinating Center.  
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Long-term exposure to particulate matter and all-cause and cause-specific mortality in an analysis of multiple Asian cohorts

 Environment International. 2024; V189, available online: June 13, 2024 

G.S. Downward, P. Hystad, S. Tasmin, S.K. Abe, E Saito, M.S. Rahman, M.R. Islam, P.C. Gupta, N. Sawada, R. Malekzadeh, S.L. You, H. Ahsan, S.K. Park, M.S. Pednekari, S. Tsugane, A. Etemadi, C.J. Chen, A. Shin, Y. Chen, P. Boffetta, K.S. Chia, K. Matsuo, Y.L. Qiao, N. Rothman, W. Zheng, M. Inoue, D. Kang, Q. Lan, R.C.H Vermeulen

Diabetes and gastric cancer incidence and mortality in the Asia Cohort Consortium: A pooled analysis of more than a half million participants

 J Diabetes. 2024; 16(6):e13561, Published: May 16, 2024 

Katherine De la Torre, Minkyo Song, Sarah Krull Abe, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Md. Rashedul Islam, Eiko Saito, Sukhong Min, Dan Huang, Yu Chen, Prakash C. Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wanqing Wen, Ritsu Sakata, Jeongseon Kim, Chisato Nagata, Hidemi Ito, Sue K. Park, Myung-Hee Shin, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Yu-Tang Gao, Hui Cai, Keiko Wada, Isao Oze, Aesun Shin, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang

Diabetes is associated with increased liver cancer incidence and mortality in adults: A report from Asia Cohort Consortium

 Int J Cancer. published online: April 25, 2024 (link and detailed information will be updated accordingly)

Nhan Thi Ho, Sarah Krull Abe, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Rashedul Islam, Eiko Saito, Prakash C. Gupta, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Norie Sawada, Shoichiro Tsugane, Akiko Tamakoshi, Takashi Kimura, Xiao-Ou Shu, Yu-Tang Gao, Woon-Puay Koh, Hui Cai, Wanqing Wen, Ritsu Sakata, Ichiro Tsuji, Reza Malekzadeh, Akram Pourshams, Seiki Kanemura, Jeongseon Kim, Yu Chen, Hidemi Ito, Isao Oze, Chisato Nagata, Keiko Wada, Yumi Sugawara, Sue K. Park, Aesun Shin, Jian-Min Yuan, Renwei Wang, Sun-Seog Kweon, Min-Ho Shin, Hossein Poustchi, Hossein Molavi Vardanjani, Habibul Ahsan, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Paolo Boffetta

Family history and gastric cancer incidence and mortality in Asia: a pooled analysis of more than half a million participants

 Gastric Cancerpublished online: April 22, 2024 (link and detailed information will be updated accordingly)

Dan Huang, Minkyo Song, Sarah Krull Abe, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Md. Rashedul Islam, Eiko Saito, Katherine De la Torre, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Hui Cai, Atsushi Hozawa, Seiki Kanemura, Jeongseon Kim, Yu Chen, Hidemi Ito, Yumi Sugawara, Sue K. Park, Myung-Hee Shin, Mayo Hirabayashi, Takashi Kimura, Yu-Tang Gao, Wanqing Wen, Isao Oze, Aesun Shin, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue & Daehee Kang

Association of female reproductive and hormonal factors with gallbladder cancer risk in Asia: A pooled analysis of the Asia Cohort Consortium

 Int J Cancer published online: March 14, 2024 (link and detailed information will be updated accordingly)

Aesun Shin, Sooyoung Cho, Sarah Krull Abe, Md Rashedul Islam, Md Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Sayada Zartasha Kazmi, Ryoko Katagiri, Melissa Merritt, Ji-Yeob Choi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Woon-Puay Koh, Ritsu Sakata, Atsushi Hozawa, Jeongseon Kim, Sue K. Park, Sun-Seog Kweon, Wanqing Wen, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Jian-Min Yuan, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Min-Ho Shin, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang

Association between reproductive factors with lung cancer incidence and mortality: A pooled analysis of over 308,000 females in the Asia cohort consortium

 Int J Cancer.  2024; 154(12):2090-2105, published: June 15, 2024

Xin Yin, Rie Kishida, Sarah Krull Abe, Md. Rashedul Islam, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Qing Lan, Batel Blechter, Melissa Merritt, Ji-Yeob Choi, Aesun Shin, Ryoko Katagiri, Xiao-Ou Shu, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Woon-Puay Koh, Ichiro Tsuji, Chisato Nagata, Sue K. Park, Sun-Seog Kweon, Yu-Tang Gao, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Jian-Min Yuan, Yukai Lu, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Min-Ho Shin, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Wei Jie Seow

Differential patterns of reproductive and lifestyle risk factors for breast cancer according to birth cohorts among women in China, Japan and Korea

 Breast Cancer Reserch. 2024;26(1):15, Published: January 22, 2024

Salma Nabila, Ji Yeob Choi, Sarah Krull Abe, Md Rashedul Islam, Md Shafur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Aesun Shin, Melissa A. Merritt, Ryoko Katagiri, Xiao Ou Shu, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Ritsu Sakata, Atsushi Hozawa, Jeongseon Kim, Chisato Nagata, Sue K. Park, Sun Seog Kweon, Hui Cai, Shoichiro Tsugane,, Takashi Kimura, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Min Ho Shin, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Bofetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo,, You Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue and Daehee Kang

Obesity is associated with biliary tract cancer mortality and incidence: A pooled analysis of 21 cohort studies in the Asia Cohort Consortium

 International Journal of Cancer. 2024;154(7):1174-1190, Published: April 1, 2024

Isao Oze, Hidemi Ito, Yuriko N. Koyanagi, Sarah Krull Abe, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Md. Rashedul Islam, Eiko Saito, Prakash C. Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Ritsu Sakata, Reza Malekzadeh, Ichiro Tsuji, Jeongseon Kim, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Sue K. Park, Jian-Min Yuan, Myung-Hee Shin, Sun-Seog Kweon, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Yu-Tang Gao, Hui Cai, Akram Pourshams, Yukai Lu, Seiki Kanemura, Keiko Wada, Yumi Sugawara, Chien-Jen Chen, Yu Chen, Aesun Shin, Renwei Wang, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Min-Ho Shin, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Keitaro Matsuo

Lung Cancer Risk Prediction Models for Asian Ever-Smokers

 Journal of Thoracic Oncology.  2024;19(3):451-464, Published: March, 2023 

Jae Jeong Yang, Wanqing Wen, Hana Zahed, MS, Wei Zheng, Qing Lan, Sarah K. Abe,  Shafiur Rahman, Rashedul Islam, Eiko Saito, Prakash C. Gupta, Akiko Tamakoshi, Woon-Puay Koh, Yu-Tang Gao, Ritsu Sakata, Ichiro Tsuji, Reza Malekzadeh, Yumi Sugawara, Jeongseon Kim, Hidemi Ito, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Sue K. Park, Jian-Min Yuan, Myung-Hee Shin, Sun-Seog Kweon, Sang-Wook Yi, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Takashi Kimura, Hui Cai,Yukai Lu, Arash Etemadi, Seiki Kanemura, Keiko Wada, Chien-Jen Chen, Aesun Shin, Renwei Wang, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Min-Ho Shin, Heechoul Ohrr, Mahdi Sheikh, Batel Blechter, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Hilary A. Robbins, Xiao-Ou Shu

Reproductive Factors and Endometrial Cancer Risk Among Women

 JAMA Netw Open. 2023;6(9):e2332296, Published: September 05, 2023

Ryoko Katagiri, Motoki Iwasaki, Sarah Krull Abe,Md. Rashedul Islam, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Melissa A. Merritt, Ji-Yeob Choi, Aesun Shin,Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Woon-Puay Koh, Ritsu Sakata, Ichiro Tsuji, Jeongseon Kim, Chisato Nagata, Sue K. Park, Sun-Seog Kweon, Xiao-Ou Shu, Yu-Tang Gao, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Jian-Min Yuan, Seiki Kanemura, Yukai Lu, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Min-Ho Shin, Habibul Ahsan,Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang

Association between body mass index and risk of gastric cancer by anatomical and histological subtypes in over 500,000 East and Southeast Asian cohort participants

Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev (2022) 31 (9): 1727–1734, Published: September 02, 2022

Jieun Jang, Sangjun Lee, Kwang-Pil Ko, Sarah K Abe, Md Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Md Rashedul Islam, Norie Sawada, Xiao-Ou Shu, Woon-Puay Koh, Atsuko Sadakane, Ichiro Tsuji, Jeongseon Kim, Isao Oze, Chisato Nagata, Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Jian-Min Yuan, Yu-Tang Gao, Kotaro Ozasa, Sanae Matsuyama, Seiki Kanemura, Aesun Shin, Hidemi Ito, Keiko Wada, Yumi Sugawara, Yu Chen, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Sue K Park

Association of Marital Status With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in Asia

 JAMA Netw Open. 2022;5(5):e2214181, Published: May 31, 2022

Chi Yan Leung, Hsi-Lan Huang, Sarah Krull Abe, Eiko Saito, Md. Rashedul Islam, Md. Shafiur Rahman, Ai Ikeda, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Yu-Tang Gao, Woon-Puay Koh, Xiao-Ou Shu, Ritsu Sakata, Ichiro Tsuji, Jeongseon Kim, Sue K. Park, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Jian-Min Yuan, Myung-Hee Shin, Wen-Harn Pan, Shoichiro Tsugane, Takashi Kimura, Wanqing Wen, Hui Cai, Kotaro Ozasa, Sanae Matsuyama, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara,  Aesun Shin, Keiko Wada, Chien-Jen Chen, Renwei Wang, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Daehee Kang, Manami Inoue

Association between body mass index and oesophageal cancer mortality: a pooled analysis of prospective cohort studies with >800 000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium

 International Journal of Epidemiology, 2022;51(4):1190-1203, Published: Aug.10, 2022

Sangjun Lee, Jieun Jang, Sarah Krull Abe, Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Rashedul Islam, Prakash C Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Woon-Puay Koh, Atsuko Sadakane, Ichiro Tsuji, Jeongseon Kim, Isao Oze, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Myung-Hee Shin, Mangesh S Pednekar, Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Jian-Min Yuan, Wanqing Wen, Kotaro Ozasa, Sanae Matsuyama, Seiki Kanemura, Aesun Shin, Hidemi Ito, Keiko Wada, Yumi Sugawara, Chien-Jen Chen, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Yu Chen, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Sue K Park

Body Mass Index and Thyroid Cancer Risk: A Pooled Analysis of Half a Million Men and Women in the Asia Cohort Consortium

 Thyroid. 2022 32(3),  Published Online:March 17, 2022

Aesun Shin, Sooyoung Cho, Doeun Jang, Sarah Krull Abe, Eiko Saito, Md Shafiur Rahman, Md Rashedul Islam, Norie Sawada, Xiao-Ou Shu, Woon-Puay Koh, Atsuko Sadakane, Ichiro Tsuji, Yumi Sugawara, Hidemi Ito, Chisato Nagata, Sue K. Park, Jian-Min Yuan, Jeongseon Kim, Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Wanqing Wen, Kotaro Ozasa, Sanae Matsuyama, Seiki Kanemura, Isao Oze, Keiko Wada, Renwei Wang, Keun-Young Yoo, John D. Potter, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, and Daehee Kang 

Association of Sleep Duration With All- and Major-Cause Mortality Among Adults in Japan, China, Singapore, and Korea

 JAMA Network Open. 2021;4(9):e2122837, Published September 3, 2021 
   
Thomas Svensson, Eiko Saito, Akiko Kishi Svensson,Olle Melander,Marju Orho-Melander,Masaru Mimura,Shafiur Rahman,Norie Sawada,Woon-Puay Koh,Xiao-Ou Shu,Ichiro Tsuji,Seiki Kanemura,Sue K. Park,Chisato Nagata,Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Jian-Min Yuan,Sanae Matsuyama,Yumi Sugawara,Keiko Wada,Keun-Young Yoo, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Habibul Ahsan,Wei Zheng, Daehee Kang,John D. Potter, Manami Inoue 

Coffee and tea consumption and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease and cancer: a pooled analysis of prospective studies from the Asia Cohort Consortium

 International Journal of Epidemiology, Published September 1, 2021 
   
Sangah Shin, Jung Eun Lee, Erikka Loftfield, Xiao-Ou Shu, Sarah Krull Abe, Md Shafiur Rahman, Eiko Saito, Md Rashedul Islam, Shoichiro Tsugane, Norie Sawada, Ichiro Tsuji, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Yasutake Tomata, Atsuko Sadakane, Kotaro Ozasa, Isao Oze, Hidemi Ito, Myung-Hee Shin, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Sue K Park, Aesun Shin, Yong-Bing Xiang, Hui Cai, Woon-Puay Koh, Jian-Min Yuan, Keun-Young Yoo, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Habibul Ahsan, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D Potter, Keitaro Matsuo, You-Lin Qiao, Nathaniel Rothman, Rashmi Sinha 

Associations of coffee and tea consumption with lung cancer risk

 International Journal of Cancer, Volume148, Issue10, PP2457-2470 Published May 15, 2021 
   
Jingjing Zhu,,Stephanie A. Smith-Warner,,Danxia Yu,,Xuehong Zhang,,William J. Blot, Yong-Bing Xiang, Rashmi Sinha, Yikyung Park, Shoichiro Tsugane, Emily White, Woon-Puay Koh, Sue K. Park, Norie Sawada, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Ichiro Tsuji, Kim Robien, Yasutake Tomata, Keun-Young Yoo, Jeongseon Kim, Jian-Min Yuan, Yu-Tang Gao, Nathaniel Rothman, DeAnn Lazovich, Sarah K. Abe, Md Shafiur Rahman, Erikka Loftfield, Yumie Takata, Xin Li, Jung Eun Lee, EikoSaito, Neal D. Freedman,  ManamiInoue, Qing Lan, Walter C. Willett, Wei Zheng, Xiao-Ou Shu 

Reduction in total and major cause-specific mortality from tobacco smoking cessation: a pooled analysis of 16 population-based cohort studies in Asia

 International Journal of Epidemiology, Published Feb.5, 2021    Jae Jeong Yang, Danxia Yu, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wanqing Wen, Shafiur Rahman, Sarah Abe, Eiko Saito, Prakash C Gupta, Jiang He, Shoichiro Tsugane, Yu-Tang Gao, Jian-Min Yuan, Woon-Puay Koh, Atsuko Sadakane, Yasutake Tomata, Ichiro Tsuji, Yumi Sugawara, Keitaro Matsuo, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Sue K Park, Yu Chen, Rashedul Islam, Mangesh S Pednekar, Dongfeng Gu, Norie Sawada, Hui Cai, Renwei Wang, Eric Grant, Shu Zhang, Seiki Kanemura, Hidemi Ito, Myung-Hee Shin, Habibul Ahsan, Paolo Boffetta, Kee Seng Chia, You-Lin Qiao,Nathaniel Rothman, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, Wei Zheng

 Quantifying the association of low-intensity and late initiation of tobacco smoking with total and cause-specific mortality in Asia

 Tabacco Control, 30(3):328-335, Published May, 2021    

Jae Jeong Yang, Danxia Yu, Xiao-Ou Shu, Neal D Freedman, Wanqing Wen, Shafiur Rahman, Sarah K Abe, Eiko Saito, Prakash C Gupta, Jiang He, Shoichiro Tsugane, Yu-Tang Gao Yong-Bing Xiang9, Jian-Min Yuan, Yasutake Tomata, Ichiro Tsuji, Yumi Sugawara, Keitaro Matsuo, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Sue K Park, Yu Chen, Wen-Harn Pan, Mangesh Pednekar, Dongfeng Gu, Norie Sawada, Hui Cai, Hong-Lan Li, Woon-Puay Koh, Renwei Wang, Shu Zhang, Seiki Kanemura, Hidemi Ito, Myung-Hee Shin, Pei-Ei Wu, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ahsan, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D Potter, Wei Zheng.

 Association between educational level and total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of over 694 000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium

 BMJ Open:  10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026225  Published August 22, 2019 

Keming Yang, Ying Zhang,Eiko Saito, Md Shafiur Rahman, Prakash Chandra Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Yu-Tang Gao, Woon-Puay Koh, Xiao-Ou Shu, Ichiro Tsuji, Atsuko Sadakane, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Jian-Min Yuan, Myung-Hee Shin, Yu Chen, Wen-Harn Pan, Mangesh S Pednekar,Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Yong-Bing Xiang, Kotaro Ozasa, Yasutake Tomata,   Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Renwei Wang, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ahsan,Kee Seng Chia,Paolo Boffetta, Daehee Kang, John D Potter, Manami Inoue,   Wei Zheng,Hongmei Nan.     

Association of BMI, smoking and alcohol with multiple myeloma mortality in Asians: a pooled analysis of more than 800,000 participants in the Asia Cohort Consortium

  Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention;doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0389 , Published August 9, 2019 

Tomotaka Ugai, Hidemi Ito, Isao Oze, Eiko Saito, Md Shafiur Rahman, Paolo Boffetta, Prakash C Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Woon-Puay Koh, Yu-Tang Gao, Atsuko Sadakane, Ichiro Tsuji, Sue K. Park, Chisato Nagata, San-Lin You, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Jian-Min Yuan, Yong-Bing Xiang, Kotaro Ozasa, Yasutake Tomata, Seiki Kanemura, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Chien-Jen Chen, Keun-Young Yoo, Kee Seng Chia, Habibul Ahsan, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D. Potter and Keitaro Matsuo

The Establishment of the Household Air Pollution Consortium (HAPCO)

 Atmosphere2019, 10(7), 422;  https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos10070422 , Published 23 July 2019 

H. Dean Hosgood, Madelyn Klugman, Keitaro Matsuo, Alexandra J. White, Atsuko Sadakane, Xiao-Ou Shu, Ruy Lopez-Ridaura, Aesun Shin, Ichiro Tsuji, Reza Malekzadeh, Nolwenn Noisel, Parveen Bhatti, Gong Yang, Eiko Saito, Shafiur Rahman, Wei Hu, Bryan Bassig, George Downward, Roel Vermeulen, Xiaonan Xue, Thomas Rohan, Sarah K. Abe, Philippe Broët , Eric J. Grant, Trevor J. B. Dummer, Nat Rothman, Manami Inoue, Martin Lajous, Keun-Young Yoo, Hidemi Ito, Dale P. Sandler, Habib Ashan, Wei Zheng, Paolo Boffetta, Qing Lan

 Association of Diabetes With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality in Asia; A Pooled Analysis of More Than 1 Million Participants

 JAMA Network Open. 2019;2(4):e192696. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2696 Published April 19, 2019 

Jae Jeong Yang, Danxia Yu, Wanqing Wen, Eiko Saito, Shafiur Rahman, Xiao-Ou Shu, Yu Chen, Prakash C. Gupta, Dongfeng Gu, Shoichiro Tsugane, Yong-Bing Xiang, Yu-Tang Gao, Jian-Min Yuan, Akiko Tamakoshi, Fujiko Irie, Atsuko Sadakane, Yasutake Tomata, Seiki Kanemura, Ichiro Tsuji, Keitaro Matsuo, Chisato Nagata, Chien-Jen Chen, Woon-Puay Koh, Myung-Hee Shin, Sue K. Park, Pei-Ei Wu, You-Lin Qiao, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Jiang He, Norie Sawada, Hong-Lan Li, Jing Gao, Hui Cai, Renwei Wang, Toshimi Sairenchi, Eric Grant, Yumi Sugawara, Shu Zhang, Hidemi Ito, Keiko Wada, Chen-Yang Shen, Wen-Harn Pan, Yoon-Ok Ahn, San-Lin You, Jin-Hu Fan, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ashan, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta,Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D. Potter, Wei Zheng.          

 Tobacco Smoking and Mortality in Asia: A Pooled Meta-analysis

 JAMA Network Open. 2019;2(3):e191474. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.1474  Published March 29, 2019 

Jae Jeong Yang, Danxia Yu, Wanqing Wen, Xiao-Ou Shu, Eiko Saito, Shafiur Rahman, Prakash C. Gupta, Jiang He, Shoichiro Tsugane, Yong-Bing Xiang, Yu-Tang Gao, Woon-Puay Koh, Akiko Tamakoshi, Fujiko Irie, Atsuko Sadakane, Ichiro Tsuji, Seiki Kanemura, Keitaro Matsuo, Chisato Nagata, Chien-Jen Chen, Jian-Min Yuan, Myung-Hee Shin, Sue K. Park, Wen-Harn Pan, You-Lin Qiao, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Dongfeng Gu, Norie Sawada, Hong-Lan Li, Jing Gao, Hui Cai, Eric Grant, Yasutake Tomata, Yumi Sugawara, Hidemi Ito, Keiko Wada, Chen-Yang Shen, Renwei Wang, Yoon-Ok Ahn, San-Lin You, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ashan, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D. Potter, Wei Zheng.          

Association of leisure-time physical activity with total and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of nearly a half million adults in the Asia Cohort Consortium

International Journal of Epidemiology, dyy024. https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyy024   Published 27 Feb. 2018

Ying Liu, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wanqing Wen, Eiko Saito, M Shafiur Rahman, Shoichiro Tsugane, Akiko Tamakoshi, Yong-Bing Xiang, Jian-Min Yuan, Yu-Tang Gao, Ichiro Tsuji, Seiki Kanemura, Chisato Nagata, Myung-Hee Shin, Wen-Harn Pan, Woon-Puay Koh, Norie Sawada, Hui Cai, Hong-Lan Li, Yasutake Tomata, Yumi Sugawara, Keiko Wada, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ashan, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D Potter, Wei Zheng.          

 Association between type 2 diabetes and risk of cancer mortality: a pooled analysis of over 771,000 individuals in the Asia Cohort Consortium

Diabetologia. June 2017, Volume 60, Issue 6,  pp 1022–10322017,  First online; Mar 7, 2017

Yu Chen, Fen Wu, Eiko Saito, Yingsong Lin, Minkyo Song, Hung N. Luu, Prakash C. Gupta, Norie Sawada, Akiko Tamakoshi, Xiao-Ou Shu, Woon-Puay Koh, Yong-Bing Xiang, Yasutake Tomata, Kemmyo Sugiyama, Sue K. Park, Keitaro Matsuo, Chisato Nagata, Yumi Sugawara, You-Lin Qiao, San-Lin You, Renwei Wang, Myung-Hee Shin, Wen-Harn Pan, Mangesh S. Pednekar, Shoichiro Tsugane, Hui Cai, Jian-Min Yuan, Yu-Tang Gao, Ichiro Tsuji, Seiki Kanemura, Hidemi Ito, Keiko Wada, Yoon-Ok Ahn, Keun-Young Yoo, Habibul Ahsan, Kee Seng Chia, Paolo Boffetta, Wei Zheng, Manami Inoue, Daehee Kang, John D. Potter.

Association of Body Mass Index, Smoking, and Alcohol Consumption With Prostate Cancer Mortality in the Asia Cohort Consortium

 American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 182, Issue 5, 1 September 2015, Pages 381–389, Published Aug. 04, 2015 (online) 

Fowke JH, McLerran DF, Gupta PC, He J, Shu XO, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Inoue M, Tamakoshi A, Koh WP, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Ozasa K, Yuan JM, Tanaka H,Ahn YO, Chen CJ, Sugawara Y, Yoo KY, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Pednekar M, Gu D, Xiang YB, Sauvaget C, Sawada N, Wang R, Kakizaki M, Tomata Y, Ohishi W,Butler LM, Oze I, Kim DH, You SL, Park SK, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Chen Y, Lee JE, Grant E, Rolland B, Thornquist M, Feng Z, Zheng W, Boffetta P, Sinha R,Kang D, Potter JD.

Burden of Total and Cause-Specific Mortality Related to Tobacco Smoking among Adults Aged ≥45 Years in Asia: A Pooled Analysis of 21 Cohorts

PLoS Medicine 11(4): e1001631. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001631(Published 22 April 2014).

Zheng W, McLerran DF, Rolland BA, Fu Z, Boffetta P, He J, Gupta PC,  Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Irie F, Tamakoshi A, GaoYT, Koh WP, Shu XO,  Ozasa K, Nishino Y, Tsuji I, Tanaka H, Chen CJ, Yuan JM, Ahn YO, Yoo KY,  Ahsan H, Pan WH, Qiao YL, Gu D, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sawada N,  Sairenchi T, Yang G, Wang R, Xiang YB, Ohishi W, Kakizaki M, Watanabe T, Oze I, You SL, Sugawara Y, Butler LM, Kim DH, Park SK, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Fan JH, Shen CY, Chen Y, Grant EJ, Lee JE, Sinha R, Matsuo K,  Thornquist M, Inoue M, Feng Z, Kang D, Potter JD.

Association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease mortality in east Asians and south Asians: pooled analysis of prospective data from the Asia Cohort Consortium

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5446 (Published 1 October 2013).

Chen Y, Copeland WK, Vedanthan R, Grant E, Lee JE, Gu D, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Inoue M, Tsugane S, Tamakoshi A, Gao YT, Yuan JM, Shu XO, Ozasa K, Tsuji I, Kakizaki M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, Chen CJ, Wang R, Yoo KY, Ahn YO, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Chen CS, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Yang G, Koh WP, Xiang YB, Ohishi W, Watanabe T, Sugawara Y, Matsuo K, You SL, Park SK, Kim DH, Parvez F, Chuang SY, Ge W, Rolland B, McLerran D, Sinha R, Thornquist M, Kang D, Feng Z, Boffetta P, Zheng W, He J, Potter JD.

Meat intake and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of Asian prospective cohort studies

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Online July 31, 2013.

Lee JE; McLerran DF; Rolland B; Chen Y; Grant ET; Vedanthan R; Inoue M; Tsugane S; Gao YT; Tsuji I; Kakizaki M; Ahsan H; Ahn YO; Pan WH; Ozasa K; Yoo KY; Sasazuki S; Yang G; Watanabe T; Sugawara Y; Parvez F; Kim DH; Chuang SY; Ohishi W; Park SK; Feng Z; Thornquist M; Boffetta P; Zheng W; Kang D; Potter JD; Sinha R.

Association of body mass index and risk of death from pancreas cancer in Asians: findings from the Asia Cohort Consortium

European Journal of Cancer Prevention. 22(3):244-250, May 2013.

Lin Y; Fu R; Grant, E; Chen Y; Eun Lee J; Gupta PC.; Ramadas K; Inoue M; Tsugane S; Gao YT; Tamakoshi A; Shu XO; Ozasa K; Tsuji I; Kakizaki M; Tanaka H; Chen CJ; Yoo KY; Ahn YO; Ahsan H; Pednekar MS; Sauvaget C; Sasazuki S; Yang G; Xiang YB; Ohishi W; Watanabe T; Nishino Y; Matsuo K; You SL; Park SK; Kim DH; Parvez F; Rolland B; McLerran D; Sinha R; Boffetta P; Zheng W; Thornquist M; Feng Z; Kang D; Potter JD

Body mass, tobacco smoking, alcohol drinking and risk of cancer of the small intestine: a pooled analysis of over 500 000 subjects in the Asia Cohort Consortium

Annals of Oncology. 23(7):1894-1898,  July 2012

Boffetta P, Hazelton WD, Chen Y, Sinha R, Inoue M, Gao YT, Koh WP, Shu XO, Grant EJ, Tsuji I, Nishino I, You SL, Yoo K, Yuan JM, Kim J, Tsugane S, Yang G, Wang R, Xiang YB, Ozasa K, Nagai M, Kakizaki M, Chen CJ, Park SK, Shin A, Ahsan H, Qu CX, Lee JE, Thornquist M, Rolland B, Feng Z, Zheng W, and Potter JD.

Asia Cohort Consortium: Challenges for Collaborative Research

Journal of Epidemiology. Published Online May 10, 2012.

Song M, Rolland B, Potter JD, Kang D.

Coordinating Centers in Cancer-Epidemiology Research: The Asia Cohort Consortium Coordinating Center

Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. Published OnlineFirst July 29, 2011.

Rolland B, Smith BR, Potter JD.

Body mass index and diabetes in Asia: a cross-sectional pooled analysis of 900,000 individuals in the Asia cohort consortium.

PLoS One. 2011;6(6):e19930. Epub 2011 Jun 22.

Boffetta P, McLerran D, Chen Y, Inoue M, Sinha R, He J, Gupta PC, Tsugane S, Irie F, Tamakoshi A, Gao YT, Shu XO, Wang R, Tsuji I, Kuriyama S, Matsuo K, Satoh H, Chen CJ, Yuan JM, Yoo KY, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Gu D, Pednekar MS, Sasazuki S, Sairenchi T, Yang G, Xiang YB, Nagai M, Tanaka H, Nishino Y, You SL, Koh WP, Park SK, Shen CY, Thornquist M, Kang D, Rolland B, Feng Z, Zheng W, Potter JD.

Association between Body-Mass Index and Risk of Death in More Than 1 Million Asians.

N Engl J Med. 2011;364(8):719-729.

Zheng W, McLerran DF, Rolland B, Zhang X, Inoue M, Matsuo K, He J, Gupta PC, Ramadas K, Tsugane S, Irie F, Tamakoshi A, Gao YT, Wang R, Shu XO, Tsuji I, Kuriyama S, Tanaka H, Satoh H, Chen CJ, Yuan JM, Yoo KY, Ahsan H, Pan WH, Gu D, Pednekar MS, Sauvaget C, Sasazuki S, Sairenchi T, Yang G, Xiang YB, Nagai M, Suzuki T, Nishino Y, You SL, Koh WP, Park SK, Chen Y, Shen CY, Thornquist M, Feng Z, Kang D, Boffetta P, Potter JD.