The Use of Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment
In response to the challenge of treating deep-seated tumors without undue damage to surrounding normal tissues, a radiofrequency (RF) capacitive heating system known as the Thermotron RF-8 (Yamamoto Vinyter Co., Osaka), with its many innovative engineering remedies, was developed, and it has enabled multi-institutional controlled clinical hyperthermia trials targeted to major organ site neoplasms, i.e. lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer, hepatocellular cancer, rectal cancer, urinary bladder cancer, etc.
KeywordsUrinary Bladder Cancer Minor Regression Degradable Starch Microsphere Performance Status Improvement Favorable Response Rate
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