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The News and Media section of the website provides the latest information on activities within the College, and the clinical radiology and radiation oncology professions.

Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The presidents of leading medical colleges across Australia are appealing to the Senate to maintain the Medevac legislation and the Independent Health Advice Panel (IHAP) process. The medical community remains united in asking the Parliament to maintain the Medevac legislation and to allow the...
Clinical Radiology
On the 2019 International Day of Radiology (IDoR) one of New Zealand’s greatest athletes, Marina Erakovic, has revealed the vital role radiology played in extending her tennis career. Erakovic, who retired from professional tennis in December 2018 following a series of long-term injuries, said...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
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 care New Zealanders experience equitable cancer...
Clinical Radiology
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-based update on breast density. Please click...
Clinical Radiology
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 patient. Medical imaging is now fundamental to much of modern medical care and,...
Clinical Radiology
Using ultrasound rather than X-ray to guide flushing of the uterus and fallopian tubes can increase pregnancy rates and avoid unnecessary radiation exposure according to data1 presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR)...
Clinical Radiology
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 safety in medical imaging. Members and interested parties can submit their...
Radiation Oncology
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 data 1 presented at the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
Injectable Breast Fillers The College’s Breast Imaging Advisory Committee has collated recent articles relating to Injectable breast fillers including Macrolane, PAAG (Polyacrylamide gel) and free silicone injections which may be used for breast enhancement. The College would like to inform...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The presidents of leading medical colleges are united in asking the Australian Parliament to maintain the Medevac legislation and the Independent Health Advice Panel (IHAP) process. Click here to read the full statement.