Journal article

Association between Adult Height and Risk of Colorectal, Lung, and Prostate Cancer: Results from Meta-analyses of Prospective Studies and Mendelian Randomization Analyses

Nikhil K Khankari, Xiao-Ou Shu, Wanqing Wen, Peter Kraft, Sara Lindstrom, Ulrike Peters, Joellen Schildkraut, Fredrick Schumacher, Paolo Bofetta, Angela Risch, Heike Bickeboeller, Christopher I Amos, Douglas Easton, Rosalind A Eeles, Stephen B Gruber, Christopher A Haiman, David J Hunter, Stephen J Chanock, Brandon L Pierce, Wei Zheng

PLOS Medicine | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2016


Awarded by US NIH

Awarded by NIH

Awarded by National Institute of Health Research

Awarded by Cancer Research UK

Funding Acknowledgements

The work for this project at Vanderbilt University was supported primarily by US NIH ( grant R37CA070867 and by funds from the Ingram Professorship and Anne Potter Wilson endowments. NKK was supported by NIH grant R25CA160056-03. The Post-Cancer GWAS (GAMEON) initiative was supported by NIH grants U19CA148065 (DRIVE, PI: DJH), U19CA148107 (CORECT, PI: SBG), U19CA148127 (TRICL, PI: CIA), and U19CA148537 (ELLIPSE, PI: CAH). RAE is supported by Cancer Research UK (, Prostate Cancer UK (, The Institute of Cancer Research (, and Royal Marsden Biomedical Research Centre, which receives support from the National Institute of Health Research ( (C5047/A17528). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.