About the Authors

Sarah J. Nechuta, Xiao-Ou Shu, Gong Yang, Hui Cai, Xianglan Zhang, Wanqing Wen, Wei Zheng
Division of Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Hong-Lan Li, Yong-Bing Xiang, Yu-Tang Gao
Department of Epidemiology, Shanghai Cancer Institute, Shanghai, China

Wong-Ho Chow, Butian Ji
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

wei.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

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.