Color Doppler ultrasound as an objective assessment tool for chemotherapeutic response in advanced breast cancer.

@article{Singh2005ColorDU,
  title={Color Doppler ultrasound as an objective assessment tool for chemotherapeutic response in advanced breast cancer.},
  author={Seema Singh and Satyajit Pradhan and Ram Chandra Shukla and Mumtaz Ahmad Ansari and Anand Kumar},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={45-51}
}
BACKGROUND In our part of the world, the majority of the patients with breast cancer present with locally advanced disease and require neo-adjuvant chemotherapy as the primary treatment modality. It is essential to monitor the response to chemotherapy in these patients. Clinical examination as the sole criterion of response assessment is entirely subjective and fallacious. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT) are expensive. The role of Doppler ultrasonography as an… CONTINUE READING
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