Defining the path to men's health Researchers are using data collected by the Health Professionals Follow-up Study to determine what factors contribute to long-term health.
Nutrition & Cancer How eating right and having an active lifestyle can benefit you. To learn more about healthy nutrition choices:
Dr. Walter Willett: HPFS Principal Investigator "Thank you for your participation furthering the knowledge of men's health issues."
Thank you, participants! In 2010, 92% of participants responded to the bi-annual study questionnaire. Their commitment provides the consistent data required to make progress in the study of men's health.
Thank you to all the participants who have completed the 2012 questionnaire! This was the first year we offered the questionnaire online, and more than 5,000 of you took advantage of this opportunity. If you have not yet filled out your questionnaire and would like to do so online, please visit www.hpfstudy.org.
The Health Professionals Follow-Up Study (HPFS) began in 1986. The purpose of the study is to evaluate a series of hypotheses about men's health relating nutritional factors to the incidence of serious illnesses, such as cancer, heart disease, and other vascular diseases. This all-male study is designed to complement the all-female Nurses' Health Study, which examines similar hypotheses. The HPFS is sponsored by the Harvard School of Public Health and is funded by the National Cancer Institute. Learn More About HPFS »
2013 HPFS Newsletter
is now online. Read about our latest research and what we have planned for 2013. Thank you for your participation!