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.
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

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
28 Jun

Low screening rate “astounding” in light of increased bowel cancer cases

Sally Kriel knows all too well the impact of a bowel cancer diagnosis and is concerned by the lack of awareness and participation in testing.   The Sunshine Coast nurse and mother of two was
12 Jun

Prostate cancer survivor meets the doctor that diagnosed him 11 years ago

Image: Prostate cancer survivor Vincent Jenkins (R) has a rare chance to meet anatomical pathologist Dr Peter Nguyen (L) who made his life changing diagnosis Unlike most patients who have been thro
31 May

“I feel very lucky to have had this genetic test”

Speaking on Channel 10's program Studio 10, Sydney based product designer Luisa Lombardo said she is grateful for the insights delivered by genetic testing, information that may have saved her life.
26 Apr

The Newborn Screening test that saved a twin

The Newborn Screening test (NBS), also known as the ‘Guthrie’ or ‘heel prick’ test, has been around since 1962, and will be familiar to most parents. It’s the test where blood is drawn fr
21 Dec

Young comedian to bring health challenge to centre stage

Eighteen months ago, up-and-coming young Melbourne comedian, Michael Shafar, was in a good place. He had sold out his first comedy show Jewish-ish at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and in January 2017
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