Special techniques for imaging blood flow to tumors

Peter L. Choyke, Michael V. Knopp, Steven K. Libutti

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In this review, the current imaging methods of assessing tumor perfusion are discussed and compared. Because most of the techniques depend on the administration of contrast agents, we first consider some general principles underlying the fate of contrast agents and their behavior inside the unique vascular environment of tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-118
Number of pages10
JournalCancer Journal
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 1 2002


  • Cancer
  • Flow
  • Imaging
  • MRI
  • PET
  • Ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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