Author Contributions: Dr Motzer had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Feldman,
Acquisition of data: Feldman, Motzer.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Feldman, Bosl, Sheinfeld, Motzer.
Drafting of the manuscript: Feldman,
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Feldman, Bosl, Sheinfeld, Motzer.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Feldman, Bosl, Motzer.
Study supervision: Bosl, Sheinfeld,
Financial Disclosures: None reported.
Funding /Support: Supported in part by the Craig D. Tifford Foundation Inc, Stamford, Connecticut.
Role of the Sponsor: The Craig D. Tifford Foundation had no role in the design and conduct of the study, in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data, or in the preparation, review or approval of the manuscript.
Additional Contributions: We thank Carol Pearce, BA, MFA, writer/editor, editorial unit, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, for her review of the manuscript and Richard Steingart, MD, Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, for reviewing recommendations for cardiovascular disease screening and prevention.
Neither received compensation for their review.