Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 10th, 2003
Chemotherapy is designed to diminish tumor size and reduce the number of blood vessels feeding the tumor. The study, conducted at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, Massachusetts, found that contrast-enhanced MR imaging is a reliable, non-invasive way to measure blood flow to the tumor, thus gauging the success of chemotherapy.
"The more vessels a tumor has, the...
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