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 spearheading an HPV self-collection campaign to healthcare providers, m

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 both patients and the healthcare system, with one in four (3

Reproductive carrier screening becomes accessible to all Australians

Pathology Awareness Australia says new Medicare items covering reproductive carrier screening increase access to carrier testing, allowing individuals and couples more reproductive choices and saving

Fiji fights cervical cancer with the help of Australian pathology volunteers

Australian pathology volunteers travelled to Fiji in August 2023 to undertake a ground-breaking cervical screening and testing initiative known as the Pacific Island Cervical Cancer Screening Initiati

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 appropriate genetic testing if needed. Breast and ovarian

Regular health checks encouraged for those living with diabetes

People living with diabetes are being encouraged to keep up to date with regular health checks following a recent Lancet study detailing an alarming 11 per cent increase in the mortality rate in peop

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 screening participation is lowest in the 70-74 age group. Ce

Are you at risk of bowel cancer? Signs, symptoms and who should get tested

Bowel cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia and the second leading cause of cancer-related death. The awareness campaign for Bowel Cancer Awareness Month happens in June each
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