Oct 17, 2018 New breakthroughs

New blood test could spare cancer patients chemotherapy

A newly developed blood test could alter the way cancer is treated and potentially help patients avoid chemotherapy. The blood test, also
Jul 26, 2018 Pathology Explained

FOFO a no-no; five good reasons to do the bowel screening test

Those in contact with young people may be familiar with the acronym FOMO. For those not in the know, FOMO stands for Fear of Missing Out. Bu
Jul 26, 2018 Real-life stories

Widows of Parramatta: the surprising new champions of organ donation

There are a host of reasons that someone may need an organ transplant at any stage of life, and organ donors can come in all shapes and size
Jul 26, 2018 People of pathology

“I didn’t choose Chemical Pathology, rather it chose me” – Dr Ken Sikaris talks about how he entered the pathology space

Chemical pathology involves analysis of bodily fluids for diagnostic and health monitoring purposes. Chemical pathologists are medical docto
Jul 26, 2018 Pathology Explained

Screen time: what is a screening test and why do we have them?

Most of us will be familiar with a few of Australia’s screening programs, like the bowel cancer screening program or mammograms for breast
Jun 29, 2018 People of pathology

Vale Dr Peter Harman

The Australian pathology profession has lost a passionate and determined advocate with the passing of Dr Peter Harman from pancreatic cancer
Jun 29, 2018 Real-life stories

“Early screening saved me” – and now Jaybee educates others on the risks of diabetes

NSW resident, Jaybee Serrano celebrated his 34th birthday talking about diabetes screening at Australian Parliament House. His last year
Jun 29, 2018 Pathology Explained

Politicians roll up their sleeves in Canberra as Diabetes Australia calls for wider blood testing to arrest Australian diabetes epidemic

Usually when politicians roll up their sleeves in Canberra it involves some form of parliamentary fisticuffs, but recently Parliament House
Jun 29, 2018 New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained

Pathology and kidney disease: from diagnosis to exciting research on transplants

Kidney conditions can manifest themselves with a variety of symptoms, such as general tiredness or the swelling of limbs from the retention
May 25, 2018 Pathology Explained

In Focus: Haemochromatosis or ‘Iron Overload’ (sadly nothing to do with Iron Man)

In Australia, it’s estimated that roughly one in 200 Australians of Caucasian heritage suffer from haemochromatosis, making it the country