IMPROVING MELANOMA PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND CLINICAL MANAGEMENT

Summary

PhD and Masters research projects could include:
- Analysis of epidemiological or clinical data related to skin cancer risk factors, health outcomes or clinical practice guidelines
- Designing and testing interventions to reduce the incidence of melanoma or to improve early detection.
- Implementation of risk-stratified melanoma surveillance at major melanoma treatment centres
- Cost-effectiveness evaluation of risk-stratified approaches to melanoma screening and surveillance
- Risk prediction modelling
- Qualitative research with multiple stakeholders (including patients, doctors, policy-makers) about new approaches to skin cancer prevention and early detection.


Supervisor(s)

Professor Anne Cust

Research Location

Camperdown - School of Public Health

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

Professor Cust leads an NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (CRE; #1135285) on "person, tumour and system-focussed knowledge to drive better outcomes in melanoma", and several other multidisciplinary research projects, which provide excellent training and collaboration opportunities.

Additional Information

The Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Research team is based in the Sydney School of Public Health and is affiliated with the Melanoma Institute Australia. It is expected that the student will have prior training in epidemiology, public health or clinical research.

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Keywords

melanoma, epidemiology, screening, health outcomes, risk prediction modelling, implementation science, Skin Cancer, Surveillance, Qualitative research

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 38