Policy, public and media

Clinical oncology and clinical radiology are cutting-edge specialties in the healthcare system using powerful techniques to diagnose injury and disease and treat cancer.

The Royal College of Radiologists is the leading organisation representing these fields. The College’s main objectives are to lead, support and educate across diagnostic imaging and cancer treatment to ensure that the patients who use these services have the best possible experience and care.

The Royal College of Radiologists is a registered charity (no.211540) with over 10,500 Fellows and members worldwide representing the specialties of clinical oncology and clinical radiology. Fellows and members of the College are all registered medical or dental practitioners. The College leads, supports and educates its Fellows and members and the wider public through a wide range of activities.

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Public and patients

These pages provide information on our specialties for members of the public

Media centre

The College welcomes enquiries from journalists


The RCR issues policy position statements and responds to consultations