Curr Opin Oncol 2021 Sep 16. Epub 2021 Sep 16.
Department of Neuroradiology, Sorbonne Université, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière-Charles Foix Sorbonne Université, INSERM, CNRS, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière, boulevard de l'Hôpital, Paris Department of Research & Innovation, Olea Medical, avenue des Sorbiers, La Ciotat, France.
Purpose Of Review: This review aims to cover current MRI techniques for assessing treatment response in brain tumors, with a focus on radio-induced lesions.
Recent Findings: Pseudoprogression and radionecrosis are common radiological entities after brain tumor irradiation and are difficult to distinguish from real progression, with major consequences on daily patient care. To date, shortcomings of conventional MRI have been largely recognized but morphological sequences are still used in official response assessment criteria. Read More