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BCERP: Cohort Study of Young Girls' Nutrition, Environment, and Transitions (CYGNET)

Principal Investigator:
Kushi, Lawrence
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
San Francisco, California
Number of Participants:
Lifestage of Participants:
Youth (1-18 years)
Hormonal mimics/Hormones
Health Outcomes:
Premature/Delayed puberty, Breast cancers
Brief Description:
This is a children's cohort study examining the influence of environmental exposures, life-style factors, and genetics on the timing of puberty in the San Francisco area. The study enrolled approximately 400 girls 6-8 years of age and is one of three study sites of the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) Puberty Study initiated in 2003.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

The CYGNET Study: Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Maturation of Girls

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Kushi, Lawrence H
Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
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