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The European Prospective Investigation into Diet and Cancer, EPIC, is a collaboration between European researchers in a network focused on lifestyle and environmental factors in relation to cancer and other chronic diseases.

Umeå is a part of the collaboration since 1997, with a part of the VIP cohort.

The researchers in the EPIC project do not have access to the identities of the individuals in the database.


EPIC-CVD - Research on cardiovascular disease


InterAct - Research on diabetes in EPIC


Design and cohort description of the InterAct Project: an examination of the interaction of genetic and lifestyle factors on the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the EPIC Study