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
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
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
30 May

Are you a carrier of Australia’s most common genetic condition?

1 in 7 people of Caucasian heritage carry the gene and the condition affects 1 in 200 people, which makes it the most common genetic condition in Australia. However, few people have heard of haemochro
10 May

Memes

This week we've been inspired by the birth of the regal baby of England to look at babies and germs. A how to prep guide to avoid the transfer of germs. Corr blimey! #5 - make sure all surfaces are
29 Apr

Spotting viruses: how laboratories detect measles

Only five years after the World Health Organisation declared measles eradicated in Australia, the disease has re-emerged, with 92 confirmed cases of the condition reported across Australia to April th
29 Apr

How are blood cancers diagnosed?

Blood cancer accounts for around 10% of all cancers diagnosed each year with around 35 Australians diagnosed each day with a blood cancer. ‘Blood cancer is the third biggest cause of cancer death
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