25 May

“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 of the leading cancer centres in Australia, Professor Scott a
25 May

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. What is Lynch syndrome? Lynch syndrome is an inherited
28 Apr

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 things they wish their patients knew before they arrived for
27 Apr

A genetic defect carried by 1 in 200 people – mitochondrial disease

We’re excited to announce this month the addition of the Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation to our roster of amazing supporters. The organization was founded in 2009 to support mito pati
18 Apr

Pathology saves the day when cosmetic surgery goes awry

This Medical Mystery is courtesy of Dr Allison Bond, a resident in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. It has been adapted from the original article in STAT News  https://www.statnew
30 Mar

What is overdiagnosis and what should we do about it?

The term overdiagnosis is not one most patients are familiar with and in medical circles is highly controversial. There is some debate around a definition of the term. Professor Jenny Doust of Bond
17 Mar

Great hair day as medical scientist raises thousands for cancer research

Paul Zerafa has just had a great hair day. Having grown his hair in dreadlocks for just over 12 years, today he took part in the World’s Greatest Shave and raised over $9,000 for the Leukaemia Found
8 Mar

International Women’s Day 2017: celebrating women in pathology

Did you know 70 per cent of pathology professionals in Australia are female? That’s more than 24,000 awesome Australian women working in collection centres and laboratories across the country, aroun
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