Public and patients

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is a professional membership body for doctors training and working in the medical specialties of clinical radiology and clinical oncology. Clinical radiologists and clinical oncologists are doctors who diagnose injury and disease and treat cancer. Each medical specialty has its own Faculty within the College.

The College has more than 11,000 members worldwide and is a charity registered in England and Wales (charity registration number no.211540).

Lay members

Information about the College's work with lay members

Public lectures

Information about our free public lectures on clinical oncology and radiology

What to expect when ...

Going for an X-ray, CT or MRI scan? Here's what to expect.

Common medical terms

Explanations of medical terms plus useful FAQs

Other sources of help

Links to other organisations which can offer help and advice

Information and resources

Resources to explain our two specialties