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An evaluation of multi-functional magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and characterisation of prostate cancer
Project title: An evaluation of multi-functional magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis and characterisation of prostate cancer
Call to action: 09/22 09/22 Diagnostic tests and test technologies
Research type: Primary Research
Chief investigator: Professor Mark Emberton
Contractor: University College London
Co-investigators: Dr Alex Freeman, Dr Alex Kirkham, Dr Aslam Sohaib, Dr Christopher Parker, Dr Clare Allen, Dr Dean Barratt, Dr Nicholas Van As, Professor Anwar Padhani, Professor David Hawkes, Professor Hashim Ahmed, Professor Mahesh Parmar, Professor Mark Sculpher, Professor Rhian Gabe, Professor Richard Kaplan.
Started: November 2011 | Status: Published July 2018
Adding multiparametric MRI as an initial test prior to prostate biopsy can reduce the proportion of men having unnecessary biopsies and improve the detection of clinically significant prostate cancer.
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