Updatet March 6 2020
The Janus repository contains samples from 318 628 donors. As of December 31st 2016, 84 043 cancer cases are registered among the Janus donors.
Number of cancer cases
Here can an overview of the number of cancer cases by disease and gender be downloaded. The follow-up is from 1953-2016.
Time from sample collection to cancer diagnosis
Through linkages between the Janus Serum Bank cohort and the Cancer Registry of Norway, we can estimate the lag time between the date of blood draw and the date of a cancer diagnosis. The figure and table below shows this lag time for the five most common cancer forms in Janus Serum Bank. Only the first registered cancer diagnosis is included.
Most common cancer types
Here is the most common cancer types in the Janus Serum Bank: