Requests for Collaboration

The purpose of PEDIGREE is to progress the cancer control objectives of The Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne by developing and maintaining high quality resources for epidemiological research.  PEDIGREE has a significant asset in the data and biospecimen information it has collected through its extensive research studies. The data and biospecimens are available to researchers on a cost recovery basis. Prices and availability will be confirmed via an application of an Expression of Interest.

Requests to collaborate on projects using data or biospecimens from PEDIGREE are assessed by the PEDIGREE Executive Committee.

Health 2020 or the Prostate Cancer Program

To access resources from the Cancer Council Victoria-based research programs Health 2020 or Prostate Cancer, please complete an Expression of Interest and email to the PEDIGREE Co-ordinator. Once this has been approved please send the Data Request form to the PEDIGREE Co-ordinator.

Biospecimen and Data Access Policy

Expression of Interest    

Data Request Form

Progress Report Form


To access the University of Melbourne-based resources, the Australian Breast Cancer Family Registry (ABCFR) or Australasian Colorectal Cancer Family Register (ACCFR), please contact the PEDIGREE Co-ordinator for details.