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16 September 2021

Media Release - RANZCR Annual Scientific Meeting 2021 Puts Spotlight on Silicosis

RANZCR proudly presents Dr Catherine Jones who will give an update about silicosis screening programs across Australia at the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, highlighting the central role of clinical radiology and medical imaging in the diagnosis and monitoring of silicosis.

According to the National Dust Disease Taskforce Final Report released in June 2021, Victoria has the highest incidence of silicosis, accounting for 29%, followed by Queensland with 22%.

 

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