christopher lopez1, Natalya Nagornaya2, Nestor Parra2, Deukwoo Kwon2, Fazilat Ishkanian2, Arnold Markoe2, Andrew Maudsley2, and Radka Stoyanova2
1Radiation Oncology, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States, 2University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States
To investigate the importance of metabolites of N-acetyl aspartate and choline derived from MRSI and the correlation of image features from localized radiation therapy volumes determined from MRI and CT defined tumor volumes. Also to replace subjective categorical image features with calculated objective features. Results suggest that radiation therapy planning can be more accurate by adding metabolic information.