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Pathology Awareness Australia member organisation spearheads HPV self-collection campaign

Pathology Awareness Australia (PAA) member organisation, the Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer (ACPCC), is spearheadin
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Concern for pathologists as chronic kidney disease affects one in four Australians living with diabetes

A recent report released by Diabetes Australia1 shows a significant rise in diabetes-related kidney disease and the impacts it is having on
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Pathologists urge Australians with family history of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer to know their risk

Pathologists are urging Australians at high risk of breast, ovarian and prostate cancer to be aware of their family history and get
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Pathologists concerned as only 27% of those aged 70-74 took part in a cervical screening last year

Pathologists continue to encourage Australians, with focus on older women, to catch up on cervical screening tests, as national data shows s
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Pathologists concerned underreporting of positive RATs will skew public health data

Since the use of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) became widespread in Australia, the public’s responsibility over reporting positive COVID-19 R
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What is telepathology?

How does telepathology work? Telepathology is the term given to practising pathology from a distance, and involves the electronic transfer o
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How long will it take to get my pathology test results?

After a pathology sample has been collected by a phlebotomist or pathology collector, which is the health worker responsible for collecting
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How Does a Pathologist Help Us?

A pathologist is a medical practitioner that specialises in the study of the cause of disease and how these diseases affect the human body.
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The Value of Pathology Throughout COVID-19

Pathology is the cornerstone of patient diagnosis and underpins the Australian healthcare system as a whole. Due to its hardworking teams of
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Learn About Your Pathology Tests

What is a pathology test? A pathology test is the testing of bodily tissues or fluids such as blood, urine, or faeces to determine the pres