Accepted for Publication: November 25, 2014.
Published Online: March 9, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.59.
Study concept and design: Orlich, Singh, Knutsen, Beeson, Jaceldo-Siegl.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Orlich, Sabaté, Fan, Sveen, Bennett, Knutsen, Beeson, Jaceldo-Siegl, Butler, Herring, Fraser.
Drafting of the manuscript: Orlich.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Singh, Sabaté, Fan, Sveen, Bennett, Knutsen, Beeson, Jaceldo-Siegl, Butler, Herring, Fraser.
Statistical analysis: Orlich, Singh, Fan.
Obtained funding: Knutsen, Fraser.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Sveen, Bennett, Herring, Fraser.
Study supervision: Sabaté, Knutsen, Fraser.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Orlich reports receiving a small honorarium from the Northern California Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists to partially defray travel expenses for a speaking engagement at which he gave an overview and update of Adventist Health Studies research and a small honorarium from the Southern California Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists for a speaking engagement at which he lectured on lifestyle approaches for chronic disease prevention. No other conflicts are reported.
Funding/Support: Project support was obtained from National Cancer Institute (NCI) grant 1U01CA152939 (Dr Fraser) and World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) grant 2009/93 (Dr Fraser).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the NCI, WCRF, or the participating cancer registries. The ideas and opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and endorsement by the NCI, WCRF, or their contractors or subcontractors is not intended nor should it be inferred.
Previous Presentation: The findings of this study were presented as a poster at the Society for Epidemiologic Research annual meeting; June 26, 2014; Seattle, Washington.
Additional Contributions: Cancer incidence data were provided by the Alabama State Cancer Registry, Alaska Cancer Registry, Arizona Cancer Registry, Arkansas Cancer Registry, California Cancer Registry, Colorado Cancer Registry, Connecticut Tumor Registry, District of Columbia Cancer Registry, Delaware Cancer Registry, Florida Cancer Data System, Georgia Department of Public Health, Hawaii Tumor Registry, Cancer Registry of Idaho, Illinois State Cancer Registry, Indiana State Cancer Registry, Iowa Cancer Registry, Kansas Cancer Registry, Kentucky Cancer Registry, Louisiana Tumor Registry, Maryland Cancer Registry, Massachusetts Cancer Registry, Michigan Cancer Surveillance System, Minnesota Cancer Surveillance System, Mississippi Cancer Registry, Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center, Montana Central Tumor Registry, Nebraska Cancer Registry, Nevada Central Cancer Registry, New Hampshire State Cancer Registry, New Jersey State Cancer Registry, New Mexico Tumor Registry, New York State Cancer Registry, North Carolina Central Cancer Registry, North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry, Cancer Data Registry of Ohio, Oklahoma Central Cancer Registry, Oregon State Cancer Registry, Pennsylvania Cancer Registry, Rhode Island Cancer Registry, South Carolina Cancer Registry, South Dakota Cancer Registry, Tennessee Cancer Registry, Texas Cancer Registry, Utah Cancer Registry (NCI contract HHSN261201300071), Vermont Cancer Registry, Virginia Cancer Registry, Washington State Cancer Registry, West Virginia Cancer Registry, and Wyoming Cancer Surveillance Program.