Our Consultations

RANZCR values professional input from members and regularly seeks member feedback on the development of professional documents, reports and submissions. When the College opens a consultation, details are listed on this page.

Consultation title

Clinical Advantages of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Symptomatic Patients

Brief overview

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis is gaining momentum as a valuable diagnostic tool for breast imaging.  In both Australia and New Zealand interest is growing to provide greater access for patients to this imaging modality. The Faculty of Clinical Radiology has developed a draft position statement on the Clinical Advantages of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Symptomatic Patients. The document is intended to explain the technology and the relative advantages of DBT for certain clinical presentations to governments and other funders of medical imaging.  This document was developed by the FCR Diagnostic Economics Committee with input from breast imaging specialists.

Specialty

Clinical Radiology

Information on how to submit comments

Please send your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 2 June 2017

Relevant documentation

Clinical Advantages of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Symptomatic Patients

 

Consultation title

Imaging in Radiation Oncology – A RANZCR Consensus White Paper

Brief overview

Imaging plays a central role in the quality management of cancer from diagnosis to post treatment response assessment and subsequent follow up. The Faculty published the Imaging in Radiation Oncology – a RANZCR Consensus White Paper in 2014, with the aim to identify and document appropriate imaging in the radiotherapeutic management of patients with cancer based on evidence from published literature. The White Paper has recently been reviewed and updated by a panel of experts, comprising radiation oncologists, radiologists, radiation therapists and radiation oncology medical physicists. All updates are highlighted in red.

Specialty

Radiation Oncology

Information on how to submit comments

Please send your comments to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 6 June 2017

Relevant Documentation 

Imaging in Radiation Oncology – Final Draft

Appropriateness Tables – Final Draft

Appropriateness Narrative – Final Draft

 

See below to Browse our submissions and professional documents to view the outcomes of previous consultations below.

Submissions 

Professional documents