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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 307943, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/307943
Clinical Study

Pretreatment Diffusion-Weighted MRI Can Predict the Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Patients with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

1Cancer Center, Cancer Research Institute, Foshan Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Foshan, Guangdong 528000, China
2Imaging Diagnosis Center, Foshan Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Foshan, Guangdong 528000, China
3Department of Radiation Oncology, State Key Laboratory of Oncology in Southern China, Collaborative Innovation Center of Cancer Medicine, Cancer Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510060, China

Received 22 August 2014; Revised 31 March 2015; Accepted 1 April 2015

Academic Editor: Zhengchao Dong

Copyright © 2015 Guo-Yi Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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