Whole body MRI is effective for identifying metastatic disease in colorectal cancer patientsBMJ 2019; 366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l5453 (Published 27 September 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l5453
- Rob Cook, clinical director1,
- Peter Davidson, clinical advisor2,
- Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
- on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
- 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit Healthcare, London, UK
- 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
- Correspondence to R Cook
Taylor S, Mallett S, Beare S et al. Diagnostic accuracy of whole-body MRI versus standard imaging pathways for metastatic disease in newly diagnosed colorectal cancer: the prospective Streamline C trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019;4:529-37.
This project was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 10/68/01).
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