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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Compared to other countries, Japan has the highest number of installed hyperthermia equipment and the most doctors involved in hyperthermia therapy. The main reasons for the advanced state of hyperthermia research in Japan include the development of excellent heating equipment, high membership in JSHO, grant-in-aid by the Japanese government, and coverage by insurance for this form of therapy.
Magnetic fluid hyperthermia therapy is considered as a promising treatment for cancers including unidentifiable metastatic cancers that are scattered across the whole body.
Development of Magnetic Gel Composites for Hyperthermia Therapy
Engineering aspects of hyperthermia therapy. Annu Rev Biomed Eng 1999; 1(1):347-376.
[4.] Chun-Han Hou, Sheng-Mou Hou, Yu-Sheng Hsueh, The in vivo performance of biomagnetic hydroxyapatite nanoparticles in cancer hyperthermia therapy, Biomaterials, 1-5 (2009).
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.
Since MNPs have magnetic features that are not present in most biological materials, they can be applied in special medical techniques such as cell separation, separation of biological materials using magnetically labeled beads, immunoassays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), drug delivery, thermal marking to improve the tumor detection capacity of thermography, and hyperthermia therapy [1-7].
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.

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