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posted on 2020-06-25, 05:20 authored by Melbourne Academic Centre for Health (MACH)
Population cohort of women, unaffected and affected by breast cancer, to investigate aspects of breast cancer risk and other important women's health issues. Collection of epidemiological information, mammogram images, breast cancer pathology data. Participants donate DNA and archival breast tumours are collected. Annual registry linkage to confirm cancer diagnoses and mortality data.


Institution name

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Unit name

Research Division

Principal contact name

Lisa Devereux

Principal contact email address

Dataset ID

None advised

Available for research?

  • Yes

Collaborating institutions information

Yes. Dataset is an open resource, with access dependent upon review by the lifepool Access Committee and appropriate HREC.

Number of people/participants


Data source

  • Clinical
  • Research

Data source details

Data is collected from participants via Health & Lifestyle questionnaire and also from relevant clinical databases where the participant is diagnosed with cancer. Data also collected from BreastScreen and Cancer Registry.

Study or collection type

  • Research database/databank

Data collection started


Dataset still being added to?

  • Yes