Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

How to measure the size of tumors: The RECIST standard vs. volumetrics

Published

Author(s)

Zachary H. Levine

Abstract

Response Evaluation Criteria for Solid Tumours (RECIST) proposed 1D criteria for determining if 3D tumors are growing malignantly. Here, the error introduced is quantified using physical ellipsoids and fitting to clinical data on liver malignoma.
Proceedings Title
OSA Conference on Industrial and Applied Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Metrology
Conference Dates
July 10-14, 2011
Conference Location
Toronto

Keywords

x-ray CT , RECIST , volumetrics , cancer

Citation

Levine, Z. (2011), How to measure the size of tumors: The RECIST standard vs. volumetrics, OSA Conference on Industrial and Applied Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging, and Metrology, Toronto, -1 (Accessed May 20, 2024)

Issues

If you have any questions about this publication or are having problems accessing it, please contact reflib@nist.gov.

Created July 11, 2011, Updated February 19, 2017