Evaluation of tumor measurements in oncology: Use of film-based and electronic techniques Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • Tumor size is obtained more accurately and consistently between readers using an automated autocontour technique than between those using hand-held or electronic calipers. This finding has substantial implications for monitoring tumor therapy in an individual patient, as well as for evaluating the effectiveness of new therapies under development.

publication date

  • May 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10811683

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2179

end page

  • 84

volume

  • 18

number

  • 10