Latest Hyperthermia therapy Stories

2007-07-10 15:15:58

SALT LAKE CITY, July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BSD Medical Corp. today announced that Littleton Radiation Oncology has joined BSD Medical's growing group of U.S. customers, with their acquisition and installation of a BSD-500 Hyperthermia System in their Littleton, Colorado facility. Littleton is a suburb of Denver. This new system will increase their ability to treat cancer patients at their facility. "With a large and long time patient experience using hyperthermia therapy in...

2005-07-18 18:13:59

A therapeutic approach for battling cancer that is based on infection with a specially designed virus similar to the one that causes the common cold has shown promise in clinical trials. Now, new research suggests that fever might be a useful weapon in the fight as well. The study, published in the July issue of Cancer Cell, demonstrates that tumor cells are even more sensitive to viral therapy after they have been incubated at an elevated temperature. The findings could have a significant...

2005-04-30 10:24:53

Hyperthermia boosts effectiveness of radiation, study finds HealthDay News -- Microwaves are not just for day-old coffee anymore. Researchers now have strong evidence to suggest that turning up the heat on a cancerous tumor just before radiation therapy appears to destroy the tumor much more often than radiation alone does. The combined treatment method seems to effectively address breast, chest wall, head, neck and skin cancer in newly diagnosed patients and in those coping with recurring...

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