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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

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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Clinical Radiology

Consultation: RANZCR Standards Standards of Practice for AI

The Faculty of Clinical Radiology developed a draft Standards of Practice for Artificial Intelligence, which was open for consultation between 25 September and 29 November 2019. Feedback is now been reviewed and incorporated with the aim to launch th...
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Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology

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

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

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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