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The context-dependent relationships can also be observed in the development of agents such as imatinib and other EGFR-directed therapies [10, 12, 13, 19]. The complexity in dose determination described here is due, at least in part, to the fact that circulating drug levels may differ significantly from concentrations achieved in the tumor. 2 Functional imaging To ameliorate this problem, non-invasive imaging techniques are increasingly being incorporated into early phase clinical trials, not only to demonstrate biological activity, but also to aid in the pharmacodynamic determination of a biologically effective dose.
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