TITLE

European journal revises tumor size guidelines

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Clinical Trials Administrator;May2009, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p59
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article announces the move by the "European Journal of Cancer," to revise its 2000 guidelines used to measure tumor size, called the Response Evaluation Criteria in Solid Tumors (RESIST). It mentions that clinical trial investigators use RECIST for phase II and phase III studies of new anticancer drugs. Further information on RECIST can be accessed at the journal's web site at www.ejcancer.info.
ACCESSION #
37811772

 

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