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Prof. Roger Milne

Professor Roger Milne

Head of Cancer Epidemiology Division

BCom, BSW, BA, Grad Dip Clin Epi, MSc, PhD

Roger is an epidemiologist with expertise in the analysis of genetic and lifestyle data from observational studies, and in international collaboration. He joined Cancer Council Victoria in 2013 and was appointed the Cancer Epidemiology Division's Head in 2017. He is Chief Investigator of the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (Health 2020) and the  Australian Breakthrough Cancer Study.

Roger’s work focuses on cancer epidemiology, including lifestyle-related risk factors, genetic predisposition, risk prediction modelling and factors driving inequalities in cancer outcomes. He currently holds a World Cancer Research Fund grant to investigate the causes of bladder cancer and is co-investigator on an NHMRC Synergy Grant for precision health research translation for breast and prostate cancer prevention and early detection.


Cancer Epidemiology Division