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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The heat then targets and kills the cancer cells in a process that is called Hyperthermia therapy.
Advanced radiation treatments developed at Beaumont include adaptive radiation therapy, image-guided radiation therapy, intensity-modulated arc therapy, high-dose rate brachytherapy and hyperthermia therapy.
ThermoDox coupled with mild hyperthermia therapy appears to be active in these heavily pre-treated patients with RCW breast cancer.
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.
This sale is further evidence of the growing use of hyperthermia therapy in Florida and in the United States.
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.
ThermoDox and mild hyperthermia therapy appears to be active in these heavily pre-treated patients with recurrent breast cancer.
The BSD-2000/3D/MR is an integration of the world's most sophisticated hyperthermia therapy system with magnetic resonance imaging.
today announced that the company has signed an exclusive patent license agreement with Duke University for rights to Duke's treatment system for primary breast cancer using hyperthermia therapy.
Attendance at key trade shows, including ASTRO, allows the Company to build awareness of hyperthermia therapy.
The BSD-2000/3D/MR is the integration of a sophisticated hyperthermia therapy system with an advanced magnetic resonance imaging system from Siemens Healthcare.
The BSD-2000/3D/MR is an integration of the world's most advanced hyperthermia therapy system with magnetic resonance imaging.