Aug 24, 2017 New breakthroughs

Olaparib to be tested on Australian breast cancer patients for the first time

  The OlympiA Study will investigate whether olaparib, a drug treatment for ovarian cancer, is effective for treating breast cance
Mar 30, 2017 New breakthroughs

Finding the meaning of genes

We hear a lot in the news about breakthroughs in genetics but there is still a lot that isn’t known about our genes. The good news is it h
Jan 26, 2017 New breakthroughs

New year brings new tests for better treatment of cancer

Genetic testing for cancer is always evolving to help doctors provide the best treatment. A genetic test can be used to determine the bes
Dec 13, 2016 New breakthroughs

World-first screening trial for genes linked to breast and ovarian cancers

The Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre is going to be undertaking a world-first screening trial to determine how many women out of a participatin
Nov 15, 2016 Real-life stories

“Throughout the last five years pathology has been a big part of my life” – tests help Ros fight 2 types of cancer

Wodonga resident, 72-year-old Ros Clauson has learned the value of pathology as a nurse, a pathology collector and as a patient with two dif
Oct 23, 2015 Pathology Explained

“Pathology is vital when you’re battling cancer”

It is an impressive statistic that pathology is used to diagnose 100% of cancers, but this is not the end of pathology’s involvement in he