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An epidemiologist specialising in the evaluation of cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment, Associate Professor Carolyn Nickson leads the Breast Cancer Policy and Evaluation stream and contributes to a growing program of ovarian cancer research. Key areas of her research include population clinical and health economics modelling of breast cancer screening and surveillance, the development and validation of personalised risk models for breast cancer, piloting routine risk assessment in screening programs, and using mammographic density as a tool for optimising breast screening tests. A/Prof Nickson works closely with clinicians, health service program managers and policy makers, and her team is located in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health at the University of Melbourne.

View A/Prof. Carolyn Nickson’s profile at University of Sydney

View A/Prof. Carolyn Nickson’s profile at Cancer Council NSW