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Prevalence and risk factors for post-investigation colorectal cancer (“interval cancer”) after computed tomographic colonography: protocol for a systematic review

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Background Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a common and important disease. There are different tests for diagnosis, one of which is computed tomographic colonography (CTC). No test is perfect, and patients with normal CTC may subsequently develop CRC (either because it was overlooked originally, or because it has developed in the interim). This is termed post-investigation colorectal cancer (PICRC) or “interval cancer”. How frequently this occurs after CTC is not known. The purpose of this systema...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s13643-017-0432-8

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University of Oxford
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MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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St. Mark’s Hospital Foundation More from this funder
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Public Health England More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
1
Article number:
36
Publication date:
2017-01-01
Acceptance date:
2017-02-13
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ISSN:
2046-4053
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681557
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English
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2017-02-24

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