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Radiation Oncology Targeting Cancer

The Radiation Oncology Targeting Cancer website is an initiative of the Faculty of Radiation Oncology of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and has been developed by radiation oncologists who are medical specialists highly trained in the care of patients with cancer and the use of radiation therapy.

The website provides trusted information about radiation therapy for cancer patients and their families, as well as for other health professionals, especially General Practitioners.

Vision and mission

To increase awareness of radiation therapy as an effective, safe and sophisticated treatment for cancer. To reach people with cancer, their families and loved ones to improve their knowledge and access to this (sometimes overlooked) treatment.

How Radiation Oncology – Targeting Cancer can help

Over 100,000 Australians are diagnosed with cancer each year. It is estimated that about half of them will benefit from radiation therapy as part of their overall cancer treatment.

Radiation therapy can be applied safely to a wide range of cancers, and may be used alone or in conjunction with surgery, chemotherapy and other treatments. It is usually completely non-invasive, and accessed through out-patient clinics. Radiation therapy is a highly cost effective cancer treatment.

Information / help line

  • Call RANZCR +61 2 9268 9777 Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST
  • Email: info@targetingcancer.com.au

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Last reviewed: July 2021

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