Special Interest Groups

The RANZCR Board establishes Special Interest Groups in areas of specific interest to the membership within clinical radiology and radiation oncology. Each Special Interest Group complies with Terms of Reference as agreed by the Board and relevant Faculty Council.

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Clinical Radiology Groups

Clinical Radiology Special Interest Groups Standard Terms of Reference


Australian and New Zealand Society for Paediatric Radiology (ANZSPR)

The Australian and New Zealand Society for Paediatric Radiology is a professional society for doctors with an interest in the medical imaging of children in Australia, New Zealand and neighbouring countries.

More information on ANZSPR.


Abdominal Radiology Group Australia and New Zealand (ARGANZ)

Abdominal Radiology Group Australia and New Zealand (ARGANZ) is a not-for-profit group uniting radiologists from Australia and New Zealand who have a special interest in imaging and image guided treatment of patients with the diseases of abdominal organs.

More information on ARGANZ.


Australian and New Zealand Emergency Radiology Group (ANZERG)

ANZERG is a network of members interested in emergency and trauma radiology.

Australian and New Zealand Emergency Radiology Group (ANZERG) Terms of Reference

More information on ANZERG


Australian and New Zealand Rural Radiology Special Interest Group (ANZRRSIG)

ANZRRSIG is a network of members interested in rural and remote radiology across Australia and New Zealand.

ANZRRSIG Terms of Reference

Breast Imaging Group (BIG)

The aim of the group is to provide a network by which members who have an interest in breast imaging can interact to learn and practise breast imaging within the College and externally.

 
Radiation Oncology Groups

Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group Standard Terms of Reference


Faculty of Radiation Oncology Breast Interest Group (FRO-BIG)

The aims of the Breast Interest Group are to promote best clinical practice for the management of breast cancer, and to enhance the profile of radiation oncology in the setting of breast cancer.

Faculty of Radiation Oncology Breast Interest Group (FRO BIG) Terms of Reference


Faculty of Radiation Oncology RO Genito-Urinary Group (FROGG)

FROGG aims to promote good radio-therapeutic and oncological practice as part of multidisciplinary patient management.

Faculty of Radiation Oncology RO Genito-Urinary Group (FROGG) Terms of Reference

More information on FROGG


Gynaecological Oncology Radiation Oncology Collaboration (GOROC)

GOROC aims to facilitate and promote best-practice radiation therapy in gynaecological cancers through establishment of clinical guidelines for practice in this area; and to raise the profile of brachytherapy for gynaecological cancers.

Gynaecological Oncology Radiation Oncology Collaboration (GOROC) Terms of Reference


Faculty of Radiation Oncology Lung Interest Cooperative (FROLIC)

FROLIC aims to facilitate best-practice radiation therapy treatment of patients with lung cancers and other thoracic malignancies (including thymic tumours and mesothelioma) with a particular emphasis on educational and quality assurance activities.

Faculty of Radiation Oncology Lung Interest Cooperative (FROLIC) Terms of Reference

More information on FROLIC


Faculty of Radiation Oncology Paediatric Group

The Paediatric Group aims to maintain a network of radiation oncologists who manage paediatric patients in Australia and New Zealand to ensure the best quality of care by radiation therapy for children. The Paediatric Group established a database for all children under 16 years of age who undergo a course of radiation treatment. The database has allowed the documentation of patterns of practice and can be used to improve the care of children requiring radiation treatment. All College members are encouraged to submit a completed form for each course of radiation treatment given to a child under your care, respecting the privacy and ethics issues relevant to your jurisdiction.

Faculty of Radiation Oncology Paediatric Group Terms of Reference


Asia-Pacific Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group (APROSIG)

The Asia-Pacific Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group (APROSIG) aims to develop interaction with and support for radiation oncologists and their staff in Low-income and Middle-income Countries (LMCs) in the Asia-Pacific region. The group’s activities include developing and supporting bilateral exchange visits, education and training workshops and the twinning of departments in order to promote the delivery of radiotherapy treatments at internationally acceptable standards.

Asia-Pacific Radiation Oncology Special Interest Group (APROSIG) Terms of Reference


Australasian Palliative Radiation Oncology Trials Group (APROG)

The Australasian Palliative Radiation Oncology Trials Group (APROG) aims to foster palliative radiation therapy research by increasing participation in both national and international cooperative group trials and facilitate improvements in palliative radiation treatment delivery. In doing so the aim is to improve the outcomes for patients with metastatic or incurable malignancy.

Australasian Palliative Radiation Oncology Trials Group (APROG) Terms of Reference


Faculty of Radiation Oncology Particle Therapy Special Interest Group (PTSIG)

The Particle Therapy Special Interest Group (PTSIG) aims to bring together radiation oncologists to investigate and promote the role of particle therapy in the treatment of cancer, to ensure particle therapy is introduced in a coordinated way through a collaborative approach – to ultimately benefit patients.

Particle Therapy Special Interest Group (PTSIG) Terms of Reference