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Perth Radiological Clinic Supports Annual Low Dose CT screening for Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is still the leading cause of cancer death in Australia. About 85% of lung cancers are caused by smoking. Early detection doubles a person’s chance of survival. On December 31st 2013, the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPTS) endorsed annual Low Dose CT screening of high risk smoking patients. Perth Radiological Clinic has […]

Practice thanks long serving retiring Partner Dr Ros Thomson

The Partners and staff at Perth Radiological Clinic want to take this opportunity to thank retiring Partner Dr Ros Thomson for her wonderful years of service to the Practice.Ros moved to Perth and joined PRC in 1983, following appointments at the Whittington and Royal Northern Hospitals, London, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne and the Tung […]

Medicare improves General Practitioner access to MRI

As of 1 November 2013 General Practitioners are able to refer patients over the age of 16 for a MRI investigation for a small range of clinically appropriate indications. These indications were heralded in the labor governments Diagnostic Imaging Reform Package which included a range of Medicare eligible MRI indications for children under the age […]

PRC supports McGrath Foundation again during October

Perth Radiological Clinic is again getting in the pink for October’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Our clinics across the Perth metropolitan area have been busy fundraising at the local level to support the McGrath Foundation. PRC also donates $10 to McGrath for every mammogram the Practice performs during the whole of October. 2013 is […]

PRC mourns the loss of a former Partner

The doctors and staff at Perth Radiological Clinic are saddened to hear of the passing of their former Partner and colleague Dr Jack Yin. Dr Yin was a Partnered Radiologist with PRC from the 1970’s til the mid 1990’s. He was widely respected and showed great kindness to his colleagues and patients over the many […]