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Concern Raised over Possible Link to Thyroid Cancer in Hospital SettingsMon, 14 Jul 1997

A disproportionate incidence of thyroid disease including cancer is causing concern among Orthopaedic Surgeons who are exposed to higher than usual amounts of radiation in their day-to-day exposure and use of radiological services including image intensifiers.... Read more

Medicare Monopoly on Medical Insurance Now in DoubtThu, 26 Sep 1996

"The Federal Government's Budget decision to reduce Medicare rebates for some medical services has made a farce of the Medicare monopoly", spokesman for the Australian Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr Merv Cross said in Sydney today.... Read more