About the Authors

Ruth M. Pfeiffer, Yikyung Park, Aimée R. Kreimer, Mitchell H. Gail, Patricia Hartge
Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

James V. Lacey Jr
City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

David Pee
Information Management Systems, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Robert T. Greenlee
Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, Wisconsin, United States of America

Saundra S. Buys
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Albert Hollenbeck
AARP, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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

Corresponding Author

Pfeiffer@mail.nih.gov

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.