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Biography

Jeremy Millar trained in Medicine at Otago University, in New Zealand, with a simultaneous research degree in biochemistry studying gene regulation. He commenced specialist training in Wellington and completed this at the Peter MacCallum in Melbourne, Australia.  He held a specialist appointment there before joining the radiation oncology department at the Alfred. He has looked after patients with genito-urinary cancers since that time, establishing and growing the prostate brachytherapy program there. He spent just over two years as part-time Director of the Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (SMICS) in Melbourne, Director  radiation oncology for ten years, and is currently Research Director, Alfred Health. 

 

His research interests are mostly around aspects of prostate cancer spanning the range from basic biology, through aspects of clinical care and comparative trials, quality of care, epidemiology and health service research in prostate cancer care. In recent years the focus has been on clinical aspects of prostate brachytherapy, and on cancer quality outcomes registries, especially in prostate cancer. He has published more than a hundred papers in peer-reviewed journals, and has been awarded millions of dollars in research grants.

 

Jeremy Millar has also had a long-term commitment to the cancer-control community serving in many capacities on the Cancer Council and is currently Chair Cancer Council Victoria and Deputy Chair, Cancer Council Australia. He is a member of the Council of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology, Royal Australian College of Radiation Oncology, and chairs their Quality Improvement Committee.

External positions

Deputy Chair, Cancer Council Australia

28 Aug 2019 → …

Research Director, Radiation Oncology, Alfred Health

May 2019 → …

Council Member, Faculty of Radiation Oncology, The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)

2019 → …

Chair, Cancer Council Victoria

30 Nov 2018 → …

Deputy Chair, Cancer Council Victoria

17 Aug 201731 Oct 2018

Non-Executive Director, Cancer Council Australia

201528 Aug 2019

Non-Executuve Director, Cancer Council Victoria

201417 Aug 2017

Adjunct Associate Professor, RMIT University

22 May 201321 May 2016

Director, Radiation Oncology, Alfred Health

Dec 2008Apr 2019

Director, Southern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service

20062008

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Projects 2005 2019

Research Output 1987 2019

Androgen deprivation therapy use with post-prostatectomy radiotherapy in the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry Victoria

Ong, W. L., Foroudi, F., Evans, S. M. & Millar, J., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 63, 1, p. 124-130 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Forecasting annual incidence and mortality rate for prostate cancer in Australia until 2022 using autoregressive integrated moving average (ARIMA) models

Earnest, A., Evans, S. M., Sampurno, F. & Millar, J., Aug 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 8, 7 p., e031331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Incident Chronic Kidney Disease After Radical Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Ellis, R. J., White, V., Bolton, D., Coory, M. D., Davis, I. D., Francis, R. S., Giles, G. G., Gobe, G. C., Marco, D. J. T., Neale, R. E., Wood, S. T., Jordan, S. J. & the IMPROVE Investigators, 1 Jun 2019, In : Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 17, 3, p. e581-e591 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Active surveillance of men with low risk prostate cancer: evidence from the Prostate Cancer Outcomes Registry - Victoria

Evans, M. A., Millar, J. L., Earnest, A., Frydenberg, M., Davis, I. D., Murphy, D. G., Kearns, P. A. & Evans, S. M., 4 Jun 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 208, 10, p. 439-443 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2006 2017

Cancer Council Victoria (External organisation)

Jeremy Millar (Member)
31 Jan 2017 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Medical Journal of Australia (Journal)

Jeremy Millar (Peer reviewer)
1 Feb 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Brachytherapy Group

Jeremy Millar (Session chair)
24 Feb 201725 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Brachytherapy Group

Jeremy Millar (Keynote/plenary speaker)
25 Feb 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

St Vincent's Surgical Forum

Jeremy Millar (Invited speaker)
24 Jul 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Press / Media

A Little Below the Belt. ANZUP Consumer Newsletter December 2016

Jeremy Millar

1/12/16

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Smart registry reports on prostate cancer patients

Jeremy Millar

22/06/16

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

VicDoc. Newsletter of AMA Victoria

Jeremy Millar

27/11/15

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment