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
24 Oct

International Pathology Day 2018: Tell us your pathology tales

We want to hear your stories of pathology, from funny to fascinating, heart-warming to hair-raising and everything in between.  Tell us why you work in pathology, what you love about it or how pathol
26 Jul

Widows of Parramatta: the surprising new champions of organ donation

There are a host of reasons that someone may need an organ transplant at any stage of life, and organ donors can come in all shapes and sizes too. However, for deceased donors, the ultimate decisio
29 Jun

“Early screening saved me” – and now Jaybee educates others on the risks of diabetes

NSW resident, Jaybee Serrano celebrated his 34th birthday talking about diabetes screening at Australian Parliament House. His last year was full of transition – personally and professionally.
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