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BC Generations Project

BC Generations Project

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The BC Generations Project is a major health research project investigating environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors in the development of cancer and other chronic diseases in British Columbia, Canada.

 
 
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. John Spinelli
    British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
  • Eunice Rousseau
    British Columbia Cancer Research Centre
  • Treena McDonald
    British Columbia Cancer Research Centre

Conception

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2008

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
40,000
Number of participants with biosamples
40,000

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

The BC Generations project cohort consists of men and women aged between 35 and 69 years residing in the Province of British Columbia.

Selection Criteria
Minimum age
35
Maximum age
69
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • Canada
Territory

Province of British Columbia

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Events
# Name Description Start End
0 BCGP - Pilot 2008 2008
0 BCGP - Baseline Recruitment

The baseline recruitment phase consisted in the completion of a health and lifestyle questionnaire, physical assessment and the donation of biological samples.

2009 2015