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Nov 14, 2017 Pathology Explained

Happy International Pathology Day!

Today is International Pathology Day, a time to celebrate the contribution of pathology and laboratory medicine services to global healthcar
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

Marcella and Lynn celebrate 65 years of commitment to pathology

It's International Pathology Day - a chance to show our thanks to all of the hard-working pathology professionals across the country, includ
Nov 14, 2017 Serving remote communities

The challenges and benefits of antenatal tests for aboriginal mothers

About 6% of Australian births are to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander parent. While many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women
Nov 14, 2017 People of pathology

4 scientific fellowships for career development

Australia is home to some of the world’s highest quality pathology services, and top-quality education and training are central to the sec
Oct 27, 2017 People of pathology

Julie’s 40-year commitment to pathology

Julie Hass has been working in the same Sunshine Coast lab for 40 years and has no plans to retire anytime soon. When she began her training
Oct 26, 2017 Pathology Explained

A simple blood test could make it easier to diagnose Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder in young women, affecting 12- 18% of women of reproductive age. It is
Oct 26, 2017 New breakthroughs

Free BRCA gene test brings hope for patients at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer

Australians with a family history of breast and ovarian cancer will soon be able to undergo free genetic tests to assess their risk of devel
Oct 26, 2017 New breakthroughs

Origin unknown – how pathology is helping to fight mysterious cancers

Pathology testing is crucial for the diagnosis of cancer, as well as providing guidance for the best treatment options. Cancer treatment
Oct 10, 2017 New breakthroughs

New study supports the case for CA-125 biomarker test in ovarian cancer diagnosis

Research into improving outcomes for ovarian cancer patients is ongoing but a new study out of the UK suggests that greater awareness is ne
Sep 28, 2017 Pathology Explained

CARAlert nothing to do with cars, everything to do with pathology

  What is CARAlert and why do we need it? CARAlert stands for Critical Antimicrobial Resistance Alert; a national initiative invo