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Sao Paulo-Japan Cancer Project

Studies on the health status and lifestyle factors in Japanese immigrants in Brazil.

The study is conducted in people of Japanese ancestry living in South America, whose genetic background is the same and who are considered to have gone through some major environmental changes, and the association between environmental factors/lifestyle habits and health is being investigated.

Study Overview and Results

Study of people of Japanese ancestry in Brazil

Proportion of disease in people of Japanese ancestry living in Sao Paulo Survey on death and cause of death Survey of cancer incidence Lifestyle of people of Japanese ancestry living in Sao Paulo Survey of randomly selected people of Japanese ancestry Survey of people of Japanese ancestry who are members of Kenjin-kai (association of people from the same prefecture) Dietary Survey Risk factors of gastric cancer in Sao Paulo Case-control study * conducted in Japanese and non-Japanese subjects Risk factors of lung cancer in Rio de Janeiro Case-control study * conducted in non-Japanese subjects

Study of people of Japanese ancestry in Bolivia

Environment and health of Japanese immigrants in Bolivia Survey at transmigration areas, Colonia San Juan and Colonia Okinawa

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