Letters NICE on colorectal cancer

Barium enema and diagnosis of colorectal cancer

BMJ 2011; 343 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d7704 (Published 29 November 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d7704
  1. Lee C Claridge, specialist registrar in gastroenterology1
  1. 1City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  1. l.c.claridge{at}bham.ac.uk

Surprisingly, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends barium enema as the preferred radiological method for diagnosing colorectal cancer in patients with significant comorbidities.1

New data from the Special Interest Group in …

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