Australia top for cancer survival

A global study has found that Australia’s high cancer survival rates are attributed to early detection.

The danger in our drinking water

Plastics in our wastewater are breaking down into tiny particles and causing potentially catastrophic consequences for our health.

Blood test aids lung cancer detection

A trial in Scotland has shown that using a blood test to detect lung cancer earlier can significantly reduce late-stage presentation of the disease.

Our fab five

Congratulations are in order to the quintet of trailblazing IBMS members who have made The Pathologist’s prestigious Power List.

Slime of the times

IBMS fellow Dr Sarah Pitt has made the headlines, using her IBMS research grant to identify the antibacterial properties of snail slime. 

Call for papers for the journal

The January issue of the British Journal of Biomedical Science will contain two case reports, both of which will have multidisciplinary aspects.

Hcpc registration renewals due

It’s time to renew your registration for the Health and Care Professions Council.

National Pathology Week

It’s time to make big (and small) plans for this year’s National Pathology Week.

IBMS Congress 2019 round-up

Sarah May, the IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, looks back on another successful Congress and picks out some of her highlights.

Predicting lung cancer

Frank Sullivan, a Director of Research at the University of St Andrews, outlines a new blood test his team has developed that could lead to earlier lung cancer diagnosis.

The big question: “What should our core professional values be?”

This month we ask “What should our core professional values be?”