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Response assessment in neuro-oncology.
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PMID:  21086192     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Accuracy and reproducibility in determining response to therapy and tumor progression can be difficult to achieve for nervous system tumors. Current response criteria vary depending on the pathology and have several limitations. Until recently, the most widely used criteria for gliomas were "Macdonald criteria," based on two-dimensional tumor measurements on neuroimaging studies. However, the Response Assessment in Neuro-Oncology (RANO) Working Group has published new recommendations in high-grade gliomas and is working on recommendations for other nervous system tumors. This article reviews current response criteria for high-grade glioma, low-grade glioma, brain metastasis, meningioma, and schwannoma.
Authors:
Eudocia C Quant; Patrick Y Wen
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current oncology reports     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1534-6269     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Oncol Rep     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888967     Medline TA:  Curr Oncol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  50-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Center for Neuro-Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center, SW430D, 44 Binney Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA. equant@partners.org
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