26 Jul

Under the knife and under the microscope; how pathologists help surgeons

When people think about cancer surgery, they often imagine a steady-handed doctor removing a tumour from a patient’s body. Few think about the other specialist doctor, a skilled pathologist worki
26 Jul

Arthritis explained: the lowdown on pathology and arthritis

In Australia, 1 in 6 people have some form of arthritis and it can be diagnosed in children or adults. In partnership with Arthritis Australia, here’s an update from immunopathologist A/Prof Stephen
26 Jul

Medical scientist and make-up artist Georgina shares her love of pathology

South Australian medical scientist Georgina Sassine loves her job, in particular enjoying the detail orientated exploration into solving the complexities of disease and the human body. “I love be
25 Jul

Shadow Health Minister praises “professionalism” in pathology

As part of the KPKH initiative we invite federal politicians to see inside the engine room of healthcare and learn how pathology saves lives (and the health budget). Our latest attendee was Shadow
28 Jun

Confused by pathology test results? There’s an app for that

Here at Know Pathology Know Healthcare (KPKH), we are all about helping you understand more about pathology testing and how it impacts your healthcare. The content on our site is reviewed by health
28 Jun

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.’ Formed in 2010, Snowdome seeks to improve outcomes for Austral
28 Jun

Low screening rate “astounding” in light of increased bowel cancer cases

Sally Kriel knows all too well the impact of a bowel cancer diagnosis and is concerned by the lack of awareness and participation in testing.   The Sunshine Coast nurse and mother of two was
12 Jun

Prostate cancer survivor meets the doctor that diagnosed him 11 years ago

Image: Prostate cancer survivor Vincent Jenkins (R) has a rare chance to meet anatomical pathologist Dr Peter Nguyen (L) who made his life changing diagnosis Unlike most patients who have been thro
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