10 Sep

“This research opens windows,” Prof Vanessa Hayes on genomic data and prostate cancer

Professor Vanessa Hayes’ presentation at the 2021 Australian Institute of Medical and Clinical Scientists (AIMS) National Scientific Meeting was a fascinating look into the insights she and her team
2 Aug

Does my liver look fat in this? Even non-drinkers get fatty liver disease

Table of Content What does your liver do? What is the most common liver disease? What are Liver Function Tests? What about other liver diseases? What are pathologists lookin
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
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
4 Feb

Cervical screening guideline changes – what do they mean for patients?

It is World Cancer Day (4th February 2021) and one of Australia’s biggest success stories in cancer screening is the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP). On Monday 1st February 2021, amendmen
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