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The Multiethnic Cohort Study

The Multiethnic Cohort Study 



The Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) Study is a large epidemiological study which follows over 215,000 residents of Hawaiʻi and Los Angeles for development of cancer and other chronic diseases. It includes men and women of five main ethnic groups: Japanese Americans, Native Hawaiians, African Americans, Latinos, and whites.

Visit our Multiethnic Cohort Study website for more information.