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Radiant Heat Systemic Hyperthermia Clinical Trials

  • H. Ian Robins
  • Justin D. Cohen
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 267)

Abstract

Results of a Phase I study led our group to the conclusion that a radiant heat system provides a safe and effective method of inducing 41.8°C whole body hyperthermia (WBH) which is suitable for combination therapy. The review to follow summarizes our progress in combining WBH with other cancer-treatment modalities, including ionizing irradiation, chemotherapy and immunotherapy.

Keywords

Total Body Irradiation Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation Isolate Limb Perfusion Metabolic Heat Production Central Nervous System Toxicity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Ian Robins
    • 1
  • Justin D. Cohen
    • 2
  1. 1.Departments of Human Oncology, Medicine Neurology and Veterinarian MedicineUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Human OncologyUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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