"I was delighted to take part in a clinical trial as it has the potential to really help others in the future.”
A study using MRI scan to see how well chemotherapy is working in people with bowel cancer
This study looked at a type of MRI scan to see how well chemotherapy worked for people with bowel (colorectal) cancer.
More about this trial
The researchers think a new type of MRI scan, called a DW MRI scan, may work just as well at finding out about both of these.
The aim of this study is to find out how good the DW MRI scan is at finding out how well chemotherapy is working and if bowel cancer has spread.
Summary of results
- before starting chemotherapy
- after 1 chemotherapy treatment (between 10 days and 12 days after starting)
- cancer hadn’t got worse
- cancer had got worse
- before treatment
- after 1 treatment
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Dr Rohini Sharma
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
Imperial College London
Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
Medical Research Council (MRC)
NIHR Clinical Research Network: Cancer