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PAH staff sweat it out for skin cancer research

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Angela O’Connor and Tony Pratt kicked off their Smiddy Challenge fundraising this week with an epic challenge that had staff sweating it out for skin cancer research.

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Lions wager - PAH news

Game on at Princess Alexandra Hospital!

Staff at the Princess Alexandra Hospital roared their support this week in a friendly footy face-off with Gold Coast University Hospital.

Urine sample instructions make a splash - PAH news

Urine sample instructions make a splash

More than 40 per cent of urine samples are being flushed away because of contamination from external bacteria or skin cells.

Professor Maher Gandhi

Research to produce real world data on blood cancer treatments

New data could help to provide access to emerging treatments for Australians with slow growing but incurable blood cancers.

Knee-length dreads go in World's Greatest Shave - PAH news

Knee-length dreads go in World’s Greatest Shave

More than $11,000 was raised in support of the Leukaemia Foundation's World’s Greatest Shave today at the Princess Alexandra Hospital.

radiation oncology celebrate 15 years - PAH news

PAH Radiation Oncology celebrates 15 years

This week, Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Radiation Oncology Unit celebrated two major milestones—15 years of service and more than 20,000 patients treated.

Pharmacy residency program - PAH news

PAH developing next generation pharmacists

The Princess Alexandra Hospital was one of the first locations in Australia to roll out a new pharmacy residency program, aimed at developing the next generation of pharmacists into well-rounded healthcare providers. 

PAH staff ride for skin cancer research news

PAH staff ride for skin cancer research

Princess Alexandra Hospital’s Angela O’Connor and Tony Pratt are two of 50 riders who have signed up for the annual 1600km Townsville to Brisbane Smiddy Challenge—in memory of their past co-worker Adam Smiddy who died of skin cancer in 2006.

Mork and Mindy transplant devices - PAH news

‘Mork and Mindy’ make record number of organ transplants possible

Queensland saw a record 199 kidneys transplanted in 2016 – 60 more than in 2015, thanks to two transport devices affectionately called Mork and Mindy.

Chemo-free treatment for lung cancer - PAH news

Chemo-free treatment for lung cancer approved

Princess Alexandra Hospital's Professor Ken O’Byrne said a new drug that activates the body’s immune system to fight cancer cells may provide hope to patients with lung cancer that have not responded to chemotherapy treatment.

Paul Zarefa - PAH news

PAH scientist to shave knee-length dreads for cancer research

Haematology scientist Paul is on the frontline of cancer diagnosis. He has also spent 12 years growing knee-length dreadlocks, which he will shave in support of the Leukaemia Foundation World’s Greatest Shave.

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