About the Authors

Tanja Stocks, Pär Stattin
Department of Surgical and Perioperative sciences, Urology and Andrology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Kilian Rapp
Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

Tone Bjørge
Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Tone Bjørge
Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Bergen, Norway

Jonas Manjer, Dorthe Johansen
Department of Surgery, Malmö University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden

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

Randi Selmer
Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway

Annekatrin Lukanova
Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

Hans Concin
Agency for Preventive and Social Medicine, Bregenz, Austria

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

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

Håkan Jonsson
Department of Radiation Sciences, Oncology, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Corresponding Author


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.