About the Authors

Sarah J. Nechuta

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Xiao-Ou Shu

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Hong-Lan Li

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China

Gong Yang

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Yong-Bing Xiang

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China

Hui Cai

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Wong-Ho Chow

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Butian Ji

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Xianglan Zhang

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Wanqing Wen

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Yu-Tang Gao

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China

Wei Zheng

wei.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SJN XOS HLL GY YBX HC WHC BJ XZ WW YTG WZ. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: SJN XOS HLL GY YBX HC WHC BJ XZ WW YTG WZ. Designed the experiments/the study: XOS YBX HC BJ XZ YTG WZ. Analyzed the data: SJN WW WZ. Collected data/did experiments for the study: HLL GY YBX YTG WZ. Enrolled patients: GY YBX BJ YTG. Wrote the first draft of the paper: SJN. Contributed to the writing of the paper: SJN XOS GY HC XZ YTG WZ. Directed the overall study operation: XOS. Contributed to study design and data collection: WHC. Contributed to data interpretation and manuscript preparation: WHC. Principal investigator of the Shanghai Women's Health Study: WZ.