Mar 29, 2019 Pathology Explained

Comedian Michael Shafar visits pathology lab that diagnosed his cancer

Everything was going well for Michael Shafar in 2017. He  sold out his first comedy show Jewish-ish at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and
Mar 22, 2019 Hot Topics

Tasmanian haematologists shaving heads to raise money for World’s Greatest Shave

Assessing blood cancers like leukaemia is part of the daily workflow for Dr Tracey Batt and Dr Anna Johnston of Royal Hobart Hospital. Du
Jan 24, 2019 New breakthroughs

Why three person babies could soon be legal in Australia

Mitochondrial disease (mito) is a genetic condition which can be caused by a mutation in the mitochondrial DNA passed from a mother to her c
Jan 24, 2019 Events

Pathology Update 2019 event: ‘the power of personalised pathology’

This year’s Pathology Update conference, which is the key educational event by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA), wi
Jan 16, 2019 Hot Topics

Outbreak: what would happen if a pandemic disease swept the nation?

What if a contagion swept Victoria? We’re not talking here about the electoral wipe-out suffered by a certain major party in the November
Nov 29, 2018 Pathology Explained

Why genetic counselling is sometimes necessary, not just nice

It seems every day there is a new headline appearing about the latest genetic test. Testing our DNA can apparently now tell us everything fr
Nov 29, 2018 Hot Topics

Fear of overdiagnosis could put preventative healthcare in danger

Nobody likes receiving bad news, especially if it’s delivered by a doctor, and the fear of finding out leads many people to avoid seeking
Nov 28, 2018 Hot Topics

Celebs who might have been saved by a pathology test

  Eva Peron Eva Peron’s life has all the touchstones of high drama. Born in a poor village she left for Buenos Aires to pursue