Study: MRS detects chemotherapy response earlier than CT, MRI

09/2/2008 |

Researchers were able to determine more quickly whether patients with recurring malignant brain tumors were responding to chemotherapy with the aid of metabolic imaging using magnetic resonance spectroscopy or with anatomic imaging using conventional MRI and CT scans. An added benefit of MRS imaging is that it does not expose patients to radiation, the researchers said.

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