Sep 26, 2019 New breakthroughs

Liquid biopsy could help catch aggressive prostate cancers earlier

Fast and accurate diagnosis of cancer is essential to give patients the best chance of beating the disease and new research from Queen Mary
Aug 30, 2019 Hot Topics - New breakthroughs - Pathology Explained - Real-life stories

Olympic athlete Jana Pittman learns about pathology and cervical cancer

New data reveals improved cervical cancer screening program is working but women still at risk Olympic athlete and Commonwealth Games go
Jun 28, 2019 New breakthroughs - People of pathology

How Snowdome Foundation is making hope real in the blood cancer battle

Snowdome’s mission is ‘to accelerate new therapies for Australian blood cancer patients to help them live longer, better lives.’ Fo
May 31, 2019 Hot Topics - New breakthroughs

How rapid flu testing has eased winter woes in this Melbourne hospital

There have been warnings all around Australia of the imminent influenza season, however it appears that the season has started earlier than
May 31, 2019 Hot Topics - New breakthroughs

Australia’s never-ending flu season

Pathologist notes an unusual trend in summer cases and explains patient benefits of testing The 2018 and 2019 flu seasons are morphing into
Jan 24, 2019 New breakthroughs

Why three person babies could soon be legal in Australia

Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a genetic condition which can be caused by a mutation in the mitochondrial DNA passed from a mother to her c
Oct 29, 2018 New breakthroughs

Automatic reporting improves kidney patient outcomes

There are 1.7 million Australian adults out there with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), and amazingly 90% of them don’t know they have it. Fo
Oct 29, 2018 New breakthroughs

Navigating pregnancy and genetic tests

While testing for Down syndrome has been a feature of pregnancy screening for decades, new research by the Murdoch Children’s Research Ins
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
Sep 25, 2018 New breakthroughs

Research into testing techniques could put allergy anxieties to bed

“Are you allergic to anything?” It’s a question asked in many settings, and perhaps most importantly in medicine. Any number of all