CEC research programs & platforms

The Cancer Epidemiology Centre operates a number of major research programs which include the:

Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (Health 2020)

A longitudinal study of diet, health, lifestyle and genetics and the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases.

Prostate Cancer Program

A number of studies exploring gene-environment interactions and the risk of prostate cancer.

Diet & Nutrition Program

Develops dietary assessment methods for epidemiological studies and provides a dietary assessment service to researchers.


The study of 'Rare and Emerging Subtypes or Under Researched Cancers – Epidemiological Studies' including:

Updated: 09 Dec, 2014