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
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.
Feb 9, 2017 New breakthroughs

Personalized medicine on a whole new level for mutliple myeloma

Research coming out of the University of Wisconsin could bring new hope to cancer patients previously left with limited options. Multiple
Dec 5, 2016 New breakthroughs

“A simple test can save your life”: bowel cancer still second biggest cancer killer

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in Victoria, but early diagnosis and lifestyle changes could turn that around, according to
Nov 28, 2016 Real-life stories

Friends defy cancer diagnoses and gear up for charity bike ride

This story and image originally appeared in the Daily Telegraph   ANDREW Bloxsom has a long road ahead. After being diagnosed with ch
Nov 2, 2016 New breakthroughs

Australian scientist in new global genomic search for cancer cures

An ambitious global genomic research project has been announced to identify new ways to prevent and treat a huge range of cancers. The Inte
Apr 1, 2016 Real-life stories

“Giving up is not an option” – how pathology helps Ron fight cancer

Fifty-nine-year-old cancer patient Ron Nothman says that pathology is a lifeline for him, his partner and his doctors. “For me patholog
Feb 17, 2016 Real-life stories

Why paying attention to her toilet movements saved Deb Weeks’ life

When Deb Weeks was diagnosed with bowel cancer, she had been feeling the best she’d felt in her whole life. She’d turned 40 just months
Jan 28, 2016 Real-life stories

“Without pathology I don’t know where we’d be”

In 2011, at the age of 70, Hamish Campbell was treated for kidney stones. He was referred to a urologist for follow up treatment who decided