Hyperthermia therapy

Hyperthermia therapy

A type of treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures to damage and kill cancer cells or to make cancer cells more sensitive to the effects of radiation and certain anticancer drugs.
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With hyperthermia therapy, body tissue is exposed to temperatures of about 107[degrees]F or 42[degrees]C.
The heat then targets and kills the cancer cells in a process that is called Hyperthermia therapy.
Interventional or hyperthermia therapy combined with FOLFOX regimen used in the postoperative adjuvant treatment of stage H colorectal cancer patients.
BSD-500's sale is further evidence of the growing use of hyperthermia therapy in the US, increasing the number of patients who will have access to innovative hyperthermia treatment.
One kind of hyperthermia therapy is the magnetic fluid hyperthermia (MFH), which exploits the magnetic properties of nano-size iron oxides to destroy tumor cells; these nanoparticles might also be used as agents to enhance chemotherapy and radiotherapy [5,6].
London, Dec 6 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new technique known as hyperthermia therapy, which they hope will allow them to target cancer cells in the body and kill them without harming the surrounding tossed or causing the side effects of chemotherapy drugs and radiotherapy.
A series of magnetic alloy nanoparticles was evaluated for use in magnetic fluid hyperthermia therapy for cancer treatment.
Tragically, while receiving hyperthermia therapy in California, Mike passed away.
Increased therapeutic gain of combined cis-diamminedichloroplatinum (II) and whole body hyperthermia therapy by optimal heat/drug scheduling.
In strategizing its initiatives, the Atzelberg Circle reviewed impressive results from clinical trials showing that hyperthermia therapy can substantially improve patient outcomes when combined with radiation or chemotherapy for the treatment of glioblastoma (brain cancer), breast cancer, head and neck cancer, sarcomas, prostate cancer, peritoneal cancer and cervical cancer.
The BSD-2000/3D/MR is an integration of the world's most sophisticated hyperthermia therapy system with magnetic resonance imaging.
Attendance at key trade shows, including ASTRO, allows the Company to build awareness of hyperthermia therapy.