CED research

The Cancer Epidemiology Division (CED) runs a number of major research programs, including:

The Australia Breakthrough Cancer Study (ABC Study)

A longitudinal study investigating the role that our genes, lifestyle and environment play in the development of cancer and other non-communicable diseases.

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The Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (Health 2020) Platform

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

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The Prostate Cancer Program

Studies exploring gene-environment interactions and the risk of prostate cancer.

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The Diet and Nutrition Program

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

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The Rare or Under-Researched Cancers Program 

Includes the following studies: 

Analysis of linked information on cancer (ALIC)

A team of researchers/statisticians that uses data from the Victorian Cancer Registry linked to various statewide administrative data sets to identify statewide patterns of care (POC), variation in POC and variation in associated outcomes for Victorians diagnosed with cancer.

CED publications

View all the CED peer-reviewed publications by year.