Carolyn Nickson

Epidemiologist specialising in Breast Screening and Head of the Breast Cancer Policy & Evaluation Stream at the Daffodil Centre

A/Prof Carolyn Nickson is an epidemiologist specialising in breast cancer screening. She heads the Breast Cancer Policy and Evaluation Stream at The Daffodil Centre, a joint venture between the University of Sydney and Cancer Council NSW. She leads the Australian Government funded project ‘ROSA’ which is exploring options for risk-based breast cancer screening in Australia, and heads a team of researchers working on national and international epidemiological, clinical, modelling and implementation studies aiming to reduce the burden of breast cancer.