Monitoring of radiation therapy response of head and neck tumors by non-invasive optical blood flow measurements

U. Sunar, H. Quon, J. Zhang, J. Du, T. Durduran, C. Zhou, G. Yu, A. Kilger, R. Lustig, L. Loevner, S. Nioka, A. G. Yodh, B. Chance

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Abstract

The aim is to evaluate the usefulness of optical blood flow measurements for predicting early tumor response to radiation therapy in patients with head and neck tumors. The results suggest a correlation between tumor blood flow changes with clinical outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number58590I
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalProgress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE
Volume5859
StatePublished - Dec 19 2005
Externally publishedYes
EventPhoton Migration and Diffuse-Light Imaging II - Munich, Germany
Duration: Jun 12 2005Jun 16 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Sunar, U., Quon, H., Zhang, J., Du, J., Durduran, T., Zhou, C., Yu, G., Kilger, A., Lustig, R., Loevner, L., Nioka, S., Yodh, A. G., & Chance, B. (2005). Monitoring of radiation therapy response of head and neck tumors by non-invasive optical blood flow measurements. Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, 5859, 1-4. [58590I].