Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment: A Primer

ISBN: 978-0-387-33440-0 (Print) 978-0-387-33441-7 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Physical Aspects of Hyperthermia

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-18

      Hyperthermia, Physics, Vector Potential, Electromagnetic Heating

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      Pages 19-26

      Thennometry

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      Pages 27-59

      Physical Background and Technical Realizations of Hyperthermia

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      Pages 60-63

      Thermotherapy and Nanomedicine

  3. Biological Aspects of Hyperthermia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-91

      Influence of Tumor Microenvironment on Thermoresponse

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      Pages 92-98

      Hyperthermia and Angiogenesis

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      Pages 99-109

      Vascular Meets of Localized Hyperthermia

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      Pages 110-118

      On the Biochemical Basis of Tumour Damage by Hypothermia

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      Pages 119-127

      Results of Hyperthermia Alone or with Radiation Therapy and/or Chemotherapy

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      Pages 128-155

      Thermo-Chemo-Radiotherapy Association

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      Pages 156-163

      A Step Deep on Hyperthermia, Hypoxia and Chemotherapy Interactions

  4. Clinical Aspects of Hyperthermia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-182

      Locoregional Hyperthermia

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      Pages 183-189

      Hyperthermia and Radiotherapy in the Management of Prostate Cancer

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      Pages 190-198

      Tumor Ablation Using Radiofrequency Energy

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      Pages 199-207

      Cytoreduction, Peritonectomy and Hyperthermic Antiblastic Peritoneal Perfiision for the Treatment of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis

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      Pages 208-217

      Hyperthermic Isolated Limb Perfusion

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      Pages 218-226

      Intracavitary Hyperthennic Perfusion

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      Pages 227-236

      Whole Body Hypothermia at 43.5–44°C

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      Pages 237-246

      Extreme Whole-Body Hyperthermia with Water-Filtered Infrared-A Radiation

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      Pages 247-275

      Effects of Local and Whole Body Hyperthermia on Immunity

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