27 Apr

Everything you need to know about urine tests

Hardly a week goes by without another story about a “simple” blood test that can do everything from diagnose 8 types of cancer to predicting your life expectancy. But we feel like there’s anothe
6 Apr

We are putting pathology on TV!

The Know Pathology Know Healthcare team have been working hard behind the scenes on a new TV advert and it’s finally ready! We are very grateful to the wonderful staff at the lab in Melbourne who
6 Apr

“It’s our patients that have inspired us” – the collectors who have raised over $12,000 for cancer patients

March 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the Leukaemia Foundation’s national fundraising event, World’s Greatest Shave. Since 1998 Australians of all ages have been shaving their hair to raise
5 Apr

Pathology’s gold medal performance stopping doping in world sport

This week sees the opening of the 21st Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. 71 nations will compete and share the dream of medal success. Pathology will be central in ensuring that the tournament is
5 Apr

Mackenzie’s Mission: improving access to genetic screening for prospective parents

"This plan will be a legacy for generations." Those were the words from Paediatric neurologist Dr Michelle Farrar last month in response to the announcement from Health Minister Greg Hunt that the
23 Mar

Behind the scenes – how pathology analyses your diabetes tests

There are over 500 pathology laboratories nationwide but few people know what goes on inside them. These labs process tests for 1.25 million Australians living with diabetes. For every diabetes tes
8 Mar

International Women’s Day – thank you women of pathology!

Australian pathology is full of incredible women. From pathologists to collection staff, to scientists and lab technicians there are thousands of women across Australia who dedicate their lives to car
1 Mar

“I often think of myself as a medical detective” – Dr Mikkaela McCormack on her role as an Anatomical Pathologist

Anatomical Pathology is the branch of pathology that diagnoses disease by studying organs and tissue, so Anatomical Pathologists need a broad understanding of many body systems and diseases. We ask
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