18 Dec

5 reasons people valued pathology in 2015

As we finish the year with over 15,000 supporters who have signed up to say they value pathology, we are taking a look at some of the reasons people have given for supporting Know Pathology Know Healt
18 Nov

How a blood test ‘just to be safe’ changed Robert’s life for the better

The image on the left is from a core needle biopsy of a normal liver. The image on the right is from a patient with Autoimmune Hepatitis. Could you tell the difference? Robert Harrod, a retired sh
14 Nov

Guiding cancer therapy

Bouncing back after lymphoma Olwyn is a Melbourne-based grandmother who likes to be in the thick of things. From her home in Melbourne’s inner north, she’s busy entertaining at home, visiting art
23 Oct

From patient to phlebotomist: diagnosis inspired Kerry to work in pathology

Kerry Thornton from Werribee in Victoria spent years in the dark over her rare condition. She was so impressed with the help that she got from various pathology professionals in her diagnosis, she ent
25 Sep

How pathology helped a father save his son’s life

In 2010 Lyall Smith, from Robinvale in rural Victoria, opted to undergo surgery to donate one of his kidneys to his then 31-year old son, Bradley. For Lyall, it was an easy decision. He was selecte
24 Jun

Get on this list to be a lifesaver

People aged between 18 and 45 are being urged to sign up to save a life by joining the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR). The ABMDR helps people who need bone marrow and stem cell trans
24 Jun

Pathology helps Karen fight cancer

Fifty-one year old Karen van Gorp has learned the value of pathology through her diagnosis and treatment for stage IV melanoma. Karen is a mother of three who was diagnosed with skin cancer after fin
14 Jun

Saving lives – fast

Major transfusion saves Riley’s life You’d never know to look at him running around, but 6 year old Riley came within a whisker of death just over a year ago. A spooked horse kicked him square i
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