Determination of response in treatment of hepatic neoplasia.

  title={Determination of response in treatment of hepatic neoplasia.},
  author={JacobJ. Lokich},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={10 2},
The determination of objective antitumor response by therapeutic modalities is a complex process limited by the resolution of available tools. Nonetheless, within these limitations objective measurements are critical to the identification of effective therapies. The determination of complete regression of hepatic metastases should not be difficult clinically, but such an event occurs only rarely. More commonly, there is no clinically measurable response, although some degree of tumor cell kill… CONTINUE READING