Accepted for Publication: January 23, 2014.
Published Online: April 7, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.594.
Study concept and design: Li, Qureshi, Han.
Acquisition of data: Li, Qureshi, Han.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Li, Robinson, Han.
Drafting of the manuscript: Li, Han.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Li, Qureshi, Han.
Obtained funding: Han.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Qureshi, Han.
Study supervision: Li, Qureshi, Han.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: The HPFS is partly supported by grant P01 CA055075 from the National Institutes of Health.
Role of the Sponsors: The funding source had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, or interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: David E. Fisher, MD, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, provided insightful comments on our revision, and Tricia Yunhui Li, MD, MS, Channing Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, assisted with data analysis. We also thank the participants and staff of the Health Professionals’ Follow-up Study for their valuable contributions and the following state cancer registries for their help: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and Wyoming.