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

Cervical cancer screening low in young women, risking rise in preventable cancers

Pathology Awareness Australia is urging Australians to catch up on cervical screening tests as national data shows screening participation is low, particularly in the 25-29 age group. The National

Pathologists concerned underreporting of positive RATs will skew public health data

Since the use of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) became widespread in Australia, the public’s responsibility over reporting positive COVID-19 RATs is concerning pathologists. In most cases, Rapid Anti

What is telepathology?

How does telepathology work? Telepathology is the term given to practising pathology from a distance, and involves the electronic transfer of digital pathology images for the purposes of diagnosis, ed

How long will it take to get my pathology test results?

After a pathology sample has been collected by a phlebotomist or pathology collector, which is the health worker responsible for collecting biological samples for testing, the sample will be sent to a
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