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Below you will find an index of position statements and submissions produced by RANZCR as part of our work to advocate for the clinical radiology and radiation oncology professions. Search by keyword and use the filters to find what you're looking for.

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Radiation Oncology

Consultation: Draft FRO Guidelines for Safe Practice of Particle Therapy

December 2019 The Guidelines for Safe Practice of Particle Therapy is to ensure the safe delivery of particle therapy of the highest quality in Australia. A fundamental requirement is that patients are managed by a multi-disciplinary team. Members ...
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Radiation Oncology

Consultation: Guidelines for Informed Consent

December 2019 This document is designed to provide guidance to be followed when seeking patients’ consent to receive radiation treatment. It highlights the principles underlying informed and valid consent, and the importance of clear communication...
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Radiation Oncology

Consultation: Establishing and Sustaining Regional Rural and Remote Radiation Therapy Centres

December 2019 RANZCR’s Faculty of Radiation Oncology developed a paper on Establishing and Sustaining Regional, Rural and Remote Radiation Therapy Centres in 2016. It provides guidance on expected standards for the establishment and continuing man...
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Clinical Radiology

Submission to National Dust Disease Taskforce – RANZCR response

The Australian Government has established a National Dust Disease Taskforce to develop a national approach for the prevention, early identification, control and management of dust diseases in Australia. The Taskforce requested written submissions fro...
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Clinical Radiology

Breast Density Position Statement

This Position Statement on Breast Density is intended to assist The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (the College), its staff, Fellows, Members,other health professionals and health consumers and to provide a current, evidence...
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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology

RANZCR submission to the New Zealand Cancer Action Plan

RANZCR has made a submission to the Ministry of Health in response to the Cancer Action Plan. The College's submission is based around the four outcomes listed in the Plan: New Zealanders have a system that delivers consistent and modern cancer ca...
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Radiation Oncology

Radiation therapy can enhance survival rates in elderly brain cancer patients- Media Release

Elderly patients with Glioblastoma (primary brain tumours) and good baseline performance status had similar survival outcomes to younger patients when treated with the Stupp protocol according to data1 presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting ...
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Clinical Radiology

Clinical Radiology Unexpected Notifications

This position statement has been developed by the Faculty of Clinical Radiology to provide advice regarding communication of significant unexpected, urgent or critical clinical radiology findings as well as documentation of the details of the convers...
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Clinical Radiology

Silicosis Position Statement

Imaging of Occupational Lung Disease Position Statement In Australia a significant incidence of silicosis in workers exposed to the dust from high silica content engineered stone has been identified. Imaging has a central role in the diagnosis ...
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