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Latest Hyperthermia therapy Stories

2014-02-25 12:27:52

Hyperthermia has shown to greatly improve cancer treatment outcomes when combined with radiation and chemotherapy, but Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine is one of only a few centers to offer it. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- /Beverly Hills Thermal Medicine/- Hyperthermia treatments have shown to double response rates of chemotherapy and radiation without side effects, and are an integral part of cancer treatment in Europe, but despite this, it has not gained...

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2012-08-07 07:21:42

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 90 percent. This is the percentage of solid cancer patients who have gradual resistance to chemotherapy, according to BBC News. Researchers recently revealed that chemotherapy, a treatment for cancer, could possibly damage healthy cells and trigger a protein that would strengthen tumor resistance and growth. Chemotherapy is described as a treatment that can stop reproduction of fast-dividing cells and is given in various dosages....

2011-06-28 09:41:00

Cancer Treatment Centers of America is one of just five hospitals in the U.S. to offer study using Deep Tissue Hyperthermia PHILADELPHIA, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer patients with pelvic tumors may have a new option to target tumors deep within the body. With the installation of the BSD-2000 deep tissue hyperthermia machine, patients suffering from deep pelvic tumors can participate in a Phase II clinical trial at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in...

2011-03-30 09:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Regina Baldwin was 57 and post-menopausal when she started spotting and experiencing pain during intercourse. She was shocked when her gynecologist told her she had endometrial cancer. And she shocked her family when she announced that she was going to a treatment center in Mexico. According to TMD, a medical tourism research company, Baldwin was one of half a million US citizens going out of the country for medical treatment each year. An...

2011-01-27 00:03:00

ThermalTherapeutic to showcase VERATHERMâ“ž¢ Portable Hyperthermic Perfusion System at Sixth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies. Company contributes Unrestricted Educational Grant to support CME activity. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 26, 2011 ThermalTherapeutic Systems, Inc., an innovative product development company, announced participation in the Sixth International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies that will take place February 19...

2010-11-26 11:34:51

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Using a healthier hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells without using chemotherapy. The cancer treatment uses hyperthermia to elevate the temperature of tumor cells, while keeping the surrounding healthy tissue at a lower degree of body heat. The investigators used both in vitro and in vivo experiments to confirm their findings. Ishwar Puri, professor and head of the...

2010-11-23 12:30:36

Using hyperthermia, Virginia Tech engineering researchers and a colleague from India unveiled a new method to target and destroy cancerous cells. The research was presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the American Physical Society Nov. 23 in Long Beach, Calif. The cancer treatment uses hyperthermia to elevate the temperature of tumor cells, while keeping the surrounding healthy tissue at a lower degree of body heat. The investigators used both in vitro and in vivo experiments to confirm...

2010-10-28 11:43:01

Using tiny gold "nanoshells" to deliver just a little heat to breast tumor cells already treated with radiation boosts the killing potential of the treatment "“ not just shrinking the tumor but killing the cancer stem cells, said researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and The Methodist Hospital in a report that appears today in Science Translational Medicine. In studies of tumor cells grown in the laboratory and of mice with the...


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