23 May

New pancreatic cancer blood test could make vital progress in early detection

We hear a lot in the news about new tests for cancer but there is a reason that a potential new test for pancreatic cancer is something to get really excited about. Based on data from 2009-2013, th
27 Apr

A safe haven for Zahir; the personal story of a pathology professional

At Know Pathology Know Healthcare we love hearing the stories of those who make up the pathology workforce, performing life-saving tests every day and giving those all-important ‘all clear’ result
27 Apr

Fabry disease: the genetic condition you’ve probably never heard of

Fabry disease is a rare genetic condition with a range of symptoms from skin lesions to heart problems. You’d be forgiven for never having heard of it – there are currently only 300 Australians at
27 Apr

DNA dilemmas – what do ancestry DNA test results mean?

Online DNA testing kits have become popular in recent years, promising a range of insights from how your body metabolises caffeine to what type of exercise you should be doing. Those interested in
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
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