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Hyperthermia in oncology: A promising new method?

Publishing house: Haug - Deutsche Zeitschrift fuer Onkologie
Authors: E. D. Hager, J. Birkenmeier, C. Popa
Date: 2006-09-21

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-952051

Language: german/english

Publication class: Research article

Abstract: Hyperthermia is a very promising and established new method in cancer therapy, contributing to a significant improvement of therapeutic efficacy. The results of experimental and clinical trials are demonstrating that hyperthermia is an ideal complementary treatment and strong sensitizer for radio- and chemotherapy. New technical methods and comprehensive experimental and clinical trials have demonstrated the efficacy of hyperthermia and justify there use in cancer therapy for the advantage of the patients. Further experimental and clinical researches are urgently warranted. In this review the methods, the rational, the clinical results and toxicity of hyperthermia in oncology are shown.

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