26 Sep

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 University of London could give further hope in the fight ag
26 Sep

Kim Kardashian’s blood test results explained

If the first time you heard of lupus was during a recent episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, you’re not alone. The condition affects only about 20,000 people in Australia and New Zealand1.
13 Sep

Google and the Gram: celebrating the stain used in every laboratory

On 13th September the daily Google Doodle celebrated the 166th birthday of Hans Christian Gram – the man behind the Gram stain. Developed in 1884, Gram staining is a staining technique that aids
30 Aug

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 gold medallist Jana Pittman was diagnosed with a precancerous
30 Aug

“I love being in the front-line” says Blood Bank Senior Scientist

Michael Wiggins talks about his passion for pathology While studying biomedical science at the University of Newcastle, NSW, Michael Wiggins never thought he would find himself following a career i
30 Aug

From Parliament to Pathology – Jim learns about Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

 The Honourable Jim Lloyd, a former Howard Government Minister who served in Parliament from 1996 to 2007 was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002. Following his own diagnosis, he is now an a
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
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