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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
Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s health sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3,000 and $8,000 to enable participation in a range of leadership development programs....
Clinical Radiology
The College wishes to bring to the attention of members a safety advisory alert from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) regarding Meditech ultrasound gel. Click here to read the article: Safety advisory - risk of bacterial contamination
Clinical Radiology
The Federal Government has delivered a disappointing Budget for diagnostic imaging patients. The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) is very disappointed that the Government has failed to implement key election commitments to diagnostic imaging including the...
Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the Government’s announcement of the first proton therapy centre expected to be operational in South Australia by 2020. Radiation therapy is a highly effective cancer treatment option, estimated to be involved in 40% of...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) are calling for doctors to sit on their Professional Conduct Committees. The MCNZ's principal purpose is to protect the health and safety of the public by providing mechanisms to ensure that doctors are competent and fit to practise. If a concern is raised...
Radiation Oncology
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...
Radiation Oncology
The European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) is hosting its third joint ESTRO-RANZCR session at the forthcoming meeting in Vienna from 5-9 May 2017. As part of the second MOU signed between ESTRO and RANZCR last year, the formalisation of this reciprocal joint forum has been...
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
RANZCR has a refreshed website which is now live at www.ranzcr.com . This complements our award-winning websites for Targeting Cancer and InsideRadiology which were re-launched in 2015 and 2016. The website has been redeveloped in response to member feedback and the findings from our 2016 member...
Radiation Oncology
Australian researchers are celebrating the results of a new clinical trial, which shows that radiation therapy for prostate cancer can safely be compressed from a standard eight weeks of daily treatment down to four weeks with the same cure rate and no difference in side effects. Click here to...
Clinical Radiology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) has released a revised version of guidelines for clinical radiologists about best practice in relation to clinical radiology reports. Clinical radiologists are specialists who conduct imaging procedures and play an important...