Author Contributions: Dr Smith had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Smith, Newton-Cheh, Melander, and Platonov. Acquisition of data: Smith and Melander. Analysis and interpretation of data: Smith, Newton-Cheh, Almgren, Melander, and Platonov. Drafting of the manuscript: Smith and Melander. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Smith, Newton-Cheh, Almgren, Melander, and Platonov. Statistical analysis: Smith, Almgren, and Melander. Obtained funding: Smith, Melander, and Platonov. Administrative, technical, and material support: Melander and Platonov. Study supervision: Newton-Cheh, Melander, and Platonov.
Financial Disclosure: None reported.
Funding/Support: The Malmö Diet and Cancer study was made possible by grants from the Swedish Cancer Society, the Swedish Medical Research Council, the Swedish Dairy Association, the Albert Påhlsson and Gunnar Nilsson Foundations, and the Malmö city council. Drs Smith, Melander, and Platonov gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation. Dr Newton-Cheh was supported by grants HL080025 and HL098283 from the National Institutes of Health, a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award, and a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award for Medical Scientists. Dr Melander was supported by grants from the European Research Council (StG-282255), the Swedish Medical Research Council, the Medical Faculty of Lund University, Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, the Albert Påhlsson Research Foundation, the Crafoord Foundation, the Swedish National Health Service, the Hulda and Conrad Mossfelt Foundation, the Ernhold Lundströms Research Foundation, the King Gustaf V and Queen Victoria Fund, the Lennart Hanssons Memorial Fund, the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation, and the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. Dr Platonov was supported by the Swedish National Health Service, Skåne University Hospital, and the Craaford Foundation.
Role of the Sponsors: The funding sources had no role in the design and conduct of the study; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of the data; or in the preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We thank all participants in the Malmö Diet and Cancer study for making this study possible. We also thank Marketa Sjögren for technical support with genotyping.