Table 2.

Differences between tumor and normal tissue

ParameterMean tumorMean normalP
Hb (μmol/L)10.23 ± 2.476.41 ± 1.30<0.0001
HbO2 (μmol/L)23.82 ± 5.8514.01 ± 5.15<0.0001
%water0.52 ± 0.170.15 ± 0.10<0.0001
SP1.57 ± 0.450.55 ± 0.28<0.0001