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radiotherapy

3 June 2021

Recent tests conducted at the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) in Paris have confirmed that the Australian Primary Standard for ionising radiation, which underpins every radiotherapy treatment for cancer in Australia, remains accurate and in-line with international standards.

Dummy without arms laying flat on a table surrounded by medical equipment
28 February 2020

ARPANSA has again collated data from radiation regulators around the country to provide a report on radiation safety and identify opportunities for improvement in the safe use of radiation, particularly in the medical sector.

This was a cohort study investigating the risk of developing

new linear accelerator also known as linac with dummy or phantom
6 March 2019

We’re excited to announce that we have installed a new linear accelerator (linac) at ARPANSA, to continue ensuring any Australians undergoing medical procedures receive the correct amount of radiation.

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