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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.

Radiation Oncology
Many Australian patients with cancer are missing out on the optimal use of radiation therapy in their treatment according to new data1 presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in Perth today. While guidelines suggest...
Clinical Radiology
New research shows that a minimally invasive endovascular procedure is more cost-effective than invasive bypass surgery for the treatment of a common condition that leads to the narrowing of arteries. The Australian-first study will be presented at the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal...
Clinical Radiology
The correct use of medical imaging pathways can reduce the number of "unnecessary" appendix removals (appendectomies) according to data 1 presented at the 68 th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) in Perth today. The quality assurance...
Clinical Radiology
RANZCR has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Inquiry into Availability and accessibility of diagnostic imaging equipment around Australia. The submission covers systemic issues of professional supervision, funding and focuses on access to MRI equipment. Read the full submission
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the COAG Health Council Draft Report: Australia’s Health Workforce: strengthening the education foundation (September 2017). Please click here to view the submission.
Radiation Oncology
The Faculty of Radiation Oncology Council were sent a Patient Charter from the Canadian Association of Radiation Oncology (CARO) for adoption or adapting. Following discussions within both Council and the Quality Improvement Committee, it was agreed to adapt the Canadian version for Australian and...
Radiation Oncology
The College has recently released a new position paper that summarises the survey of current practice of IGBT in Australasia. Please view the GOROC Position Paper on IGBT for Cervical Cancer hereon IGBT for Cervical Cancer here View our Position Statement and Submissions Library here.
Clinical Radiology
The College has recently released a new submission to the MBS Review Taskforce Report from the Cardiac Services Clinical Committee. View our Position Statement and Submissions Library here.
Clinical Radiology Radiation Oncology
The College has developed a position paper on MRI access for Cervical Cancer Patients advocating removal of the once in a lifetime limitation from the Medicare Item. This paper has been submitted to the MBS Review. Please view the Position Paper here.
Clinical Radiology
The requirements for training and maintenance of currency in CTCA have recently been reviewed and revised by the Conjoint Committee for Recognition of Training in CT Coronary Angiography. The draft has now been completed and interested parties are encouraged to provide their feedback and comments....