News Releases and Statements

March 2017

Gadolinium-based contrast agents – A CAR statement on its use and what you need to know

January 2017

The Value of Radiology in Canada, a new report by The Conference Board of Canada’s Canadian Alliance for Sustainable Health Care examines how radiologists and medical imaging have added value to the healthcare system, improved patient care, and driven cost savings. CAR Statement

October 2015

In response to updated screening recommendations released by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the CAR continues to support breast cancer screening for women in their 40s. CAR Statement.

October 2015

The CAR is alarmed by the recent physician fee cuts in Ontario.
October 1, 2015 - CAR Statement

April 2015

The CAR supports screening Canadian women aged 40 to 49 for breast cancer,  in response to updated screening recommendations released by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on April 20, 2015. – CAR Statement

April 2014

Choosing Wisely Canada campaign has launchedFull press release

February 2014

National association of radiologists urges that the focus remain on the quality of patient care

The CAR continues to support the use of mammograms regardless of recent report

November 2013

The CAR announces the publication of a new guide, Lifecycle Guidance for Medical Imaging Equipment in Canada.

October 2013

The CAR releases new breast imaging guidelines

May 2013 - Statement

National association of radiologists believes patients benefit from digital mammography

Medical Imaging Team Day - May 16, 2013

March 2013

Physicians release new pan-Canadian guidelines for wait times for MRI and CT

July 2012

The CAMRT and the CAR welcomed From Innovation to Action, the report of the Health Care Innovation Working Group of the Council of the Federation

May 2012

The Canadian Association of Radiologists: Medical Imaging Day

Excluding physicians from healthcare reform not a formula for success

November 2011

The Canadian Association of Radiologists supports breast cancer screening for women in their 40s