4 Jun

Bowel cancer at 33; “We thought it was an older persons’ disease,” say Nyree’s mum and dad

Julie and David Heading lost their daughter Nyree to bowel cancer in February 2021, she was just 34. Nyree was an early childhood educator who early in her career worked in the APY lands in the far
4 Jun

It’s time to reunite! Lock in your place at Pathology Update 2021

Australia and New Zealand have a wealth of pathology talent who will be in attendance to speak across all pathology disciplines at this year’s Pathology Update conference, presented by the Royal Col
4 Jun

‘We in the LGBTQI+ community need to look out for each other’, calls to catch-up on missed Cervical Screening Tests

Since the beginning of the pandemic, rates of Cervical Screening Tests (CSTs) have dropped considerably, and the medical community and patient groups have called for Australians to catch up on tests i
12 Mar

A passionate advocate for genetic pathology, vale Dr Melody Caramins

As an ambassador for Pathology Awareness Australia, Dr Melody Caramins was an excellent communicator and had the expert ability to patiently explain complex science to a consumer audience. Melody w
12 Mar

ABC radio takes a look and a listen inside a pathology lab

It’s not often that we get to meet the voices we hear on the radio, but it’s also pretty rare to meet a pathologist or the medical scientist responsible for performing your pathology tests. The
25 Feb

The 6 steps to your COVID-19 test

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4 Feb

Pathology testing key to tracing more infectious strains of COVID-19

A number of new concerning variants of the COVID-19 virus have begun to appear across the globe. The B.1.1.7 strain, commonly referred to as the UK strain of the virus, has now been identified in 40 o
4 Feb

EXPLAINER: How do we know what strains of COVID-19 are circulating in Australia?

Table of Content What is genome sequencing? Why do we need genome sequencing for COVID-19? I tested positive for COVID-19. How do I know which variant I have? What strains of COV
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