Population-based multicase-control study in common tumors in Spain (MCC-Spain): rationale and study design.

  • Castaño-Vinyals G
  • Aragonés N
  • Pérez-Gómez B
  • Martín V
  • Llorca J
  • Moreno V
  • Altzibar JM
  • Ardanaz E
  • de Sanjosé S
  • Jiménez-Moleón JJ
  • Tardón A
  • Alguacil J
  • Peiró R
  • Marcos-Gragera R
  • Navarro C
  • Pollán M
  • Kogevinas M
  • MCC-Spain Study Group
We present the protocol of a large population-based case-control study of 5 common tumors in Spain (MCC-Spain) that evaluates environmental exposures and genetic factors.