About the Authors

Tanja Stocks

tanja.stocks@urologi.umu.se

Affiliation Department of Surgical and Perioperative sciences, Urology and Andrology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Kilian Rapp

Affiliation Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

Tone Bjørge

Affiliations Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway

Jonas Manjer

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

Hanno Ulmer

Affiliation Department of Medical Statistics, Informatics and Health Economics, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Randi Selmer

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

Annekatrin Lukanova

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Dorthe Johansen

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

Hans Concin

Affiliation Agency for Preventive and Social Medicine, Bregenz, Austria

Steinar Tretli

Affiliation Institute of Population-based Cancer Research, The Cancer Registry of Norway, Oslo, Norway

Göran Hallmans

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Nutritional Research, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Håkan Jonsson

Affiliation Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Pär Stattin

Affiliation Department of Surgical and Perioperative sciences, Urology and Andrology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: TS KR TB JM HU RS AL DJ HC ST GH HJ PS. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: TS KR TB JM HU RS AL DJ HC ST GH HJ PS. Designed the experiments/the study: TS TB JM HU PS. Analyzed the data: TS TB JM HU DJ HJ PS. Collected data/did experiments for the study: HC GH HJ. Enrolled participants: HC GH. Wrote the first draft of the paper: TS PS. Contributed to the writing of the paper: TS KR TB JM HU RS AL ST GH HJ PS. Responsible for integrity of the Norwegian data: RS. Responsible for the linkage and the quality of the dataset and for ensuring that the application of the data is correct: for Norwegian data, ST; for the full Me-Can cohort, TS, HJ. Principal investigator of the Me-Can project; designed and financed the Me-Can project as well as the specific study on glucose and cancer risk: PS.