PGS Sample Set (PSS): PSS000860

Phenotype Data and diagnoses on site-specific incident cancers were provided by the National Health Service Information Centre for participants from England and Wales (follow-up through March 31, 2016) and by the NHS Central Register Scotland for participants from Scotland (follow-up through October 31, 2015). Cancers were coded by the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) or the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision (ICD-10). Prostate=(ICD-9 = 185 or ICD-10 = C61)
Sample Ancestry European

Sample Numbers

Total number
400,812 individuals
Detailed numbers
4,430 cases (1.11%)
396,382 controls
46.5% Male samples
Participant Follow-up Time Median : 5.8 years
Number of Cohort(s) 1
Sample distribution
Sample gender distribution


Cohort Short Name Cohort Full Name Previous/other/additional names (e.g. sub-cohorts)
UKB UK Biobank