About the Authors

Ruth M. Pfeiffer

Pfeiffer@mail.nih.gov

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Yikyung Park

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Aimée R. Kreimer

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

James V. Lacey Jr

Affiliation City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

David Pee

Affiliation Information Management Systems, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Robert T. Greenlee

Affiliation Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States of America

Saundra S. Buys

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Albert Hollenbeck

Affiliation AARP, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

Bernard Rosner

Affiliation Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mitchell H. Gail

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Patricia Hartge

Affiliation Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMP ARK JVL PH. Analyzed the data: RMP YP DP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RTG SSB AH BR. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: RMP ARK. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: RMP YP ARK JVL MHG PH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: RMP YP ARK JVL DP RTG SSB AH BR MHG PH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: RMP YP ARK JVL DP RTG SSB AH BR MHG PH. Designed the software used in analysis: DP.