Linked Data and the Reduction in Cervical Cancer in Australia

Linked Data and the Reduction in Cervical Cancer in Australia

Thursday, September 05, 2019

Data linkage has had a significant role in reduction of cervical cancer in Australia.

The HPV vaccine was introduced in 2007, the success of the vaccine was monitored by linking the vaccine registers to cervical smear registers in Queensland & Victoria via the PHRN.


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In the long run: How data linkage supports clinical trials. When QIMR Berghofer researcher Professor Rachel Neale was studying vitamin D, she knew it had been linked to a host of serious diseases. Professor Neale says linked data—such as hospital records, cancer registers and death records—have been incredibly important for the study.

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Our next Linkage Luminaries webinar will be taking place on Wednesday 23 June at 12noon AEST, 11.30am ACST, 10am AWST with Professor David Preen, Chair in Public Health, UWA School of Population and Global Health. The webinar series aims to showcase some of Australia's leading researchers who have used data linkage in their research.