Jack van Asten1,2, Tone F. Bathen3, Tessa Buckle4, Chantal Beekman4, Ingrid Gribbestad3, Fijs van Leeuwen4, Arend Heerschap1
1Radiology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands; 2Biophysical Chemistry, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands; 3Dept. of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; 4Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Division of Diagnostic Oncology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute - Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital
Breast cancers may be resistant to docetaxel treatment. We investigated the metabolic profile of breast cancer tissue in mouse strains resistant and sensitive to treatment by docetaxel. A typical choline compound profile was found to be predictive for treatment efficiency.