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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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Clinical Radiology
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Consultation: RANZCR Position on Role of Radiologist in MDTMs

- Consultation Only -  MDT Meetings necessitate a collaborative approach to patient care, ensuring that treatment decisions take into account the patient’s individual preferences and circumstances and are made in the best interests of the pat...
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Clinical Radiology
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Consultation: Radiation Safety Position Statement

- Consultation Only -  This Radiation Safety in Medical Imaging Position Statement is intended to assist The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists, its staff, Fellows, Members and other individuals concerned with radiation sa...
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Radiation Oncology
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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
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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
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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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Clinical Radiology
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Consultation: RANZCR Standards Standards of Practice for AI

- Consultation -  The Faculty of Clinical Radiology is seeking feedback from members and interested stakeholders on the draft Standards of Practice for Artificial Intelligence. These Standards are guided by the College’s Ethical Principles on...
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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
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Ethical Principles for AI in Medicine

The nine ethical principles outlined guide the development of professional and practice standards regarding the research and deployment of machine learning systems (ML) and artificial intelligence tools (AI) in medicine. These principles are intended...
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Clinical Radiology
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Molecular Breast Imaging Breast Specific Gamma Imaging Position Statement

This policy statement documents the position taken by the Faculty of Clinical Radiology, on the advice of the Breast Imaging Advisory Committee, regarding the use of MBI / BSGI to detect breast cancer.

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Radiation Oncology
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Faculty of Radiation Oncology Response to Specialist and Consultant Physician Consultation report MBS Review

The Faculty of Radiation Oncology appreciates being given the opportunity to provide feedback on the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Report from the Specialist and Consultant Physician Consultation Clinical Committee and to share it with our mem...
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Clinical Radiology
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Faculty of Clinical Radiology Response to Specialist and Consultant Physician Consultation report MBS Review

Clinical radiologists, are consultant specialists who are integral to the care of patients, by reviewing the patient’s presenting clinical problem, deciding how best to use imaging to answer the clinical questions relating to the individual patient...
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