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May 28, 2017 Real-life stories

Breaking the mould with Agar Art

If you’ve ever forgotten a loaf of bread in the bread tin whilst on holidays, you’ll know some of the fantastic colours and patterns tha
May 25, 2017 Pathology Explained

“Pathology is the art of analysing the tumour” – the role of pathology in cancer clinical trials

Professor Andrew Scott is Head of the Tumour Targeting Laboratory at the Olivia Newton John Cancer Centre in Melbourne. In his role at one o
May 25, 2017 Pathology Explained

Little-known Lynch Syndrome increases cancer risk for thousands of Australians

Lynch syndrome affects approximately 85,000 Australians but only around five percent of people with the condition are currently diagnosed.
May 25, 2017 New breakthroughs

Could genetics be the key to treating anorexia?

Eating disorders are thought to affect nearly 1m Australians1, with anorexia nervosa, bulimia and binge eating disorders the most common.
May 18, 2017 New breakthroughs

Novel device could reduce false positives and over treatment

New research from the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) has shown that a device called the SteriPath initial specimen diversion
May 15, 2017 The Doctor’s Doctor

Leanne Wells, Consumers Health Forum

  We caught up with Leanne Wells, CEO of Consumers Health Forum, on why quality pathology services are so important for Australian p
May 15, 2017 The Doctor’s Doctor

Dr Paul Gooding

  Dr Paul Gooding is a General Practitioner in Canberra. Dr Gooding spoke to Pathology Awareness Australia about just how much he re
Apr 28, 2017 The Doctor’s Doctor

We need to talk about diagnostic errors

Getting the right diagnosis is a central tenet of health care. In most cases a correct diagnosis is issued, but occasionally errors are made
Apr 28, 2017 Pathology Explained

Four things your pathology collectors wish you knew

One in two Australians will have a pathology test this year, but have you ever been caught out unprepared? We asked collectors what are the
Apr 27, 2017 People of pathology

Lab tales: a week providing life saving blood

Pathologist Ellen Maxwell reflects on a week in haematology. Last week on call started with simultaneously juggling two young male patien