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Hyperthermia Results and Challenges

  • Andras SzaszEmail author
  • Nora Szasz
  • Oliver Szasz
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Abstract

Hyperthermia is not a widely acknowledged treatment, and there is no consensus even among its users. Its effects are mostly acknowledged, but the clinical studies have many challenging problems. Numerous supporters believe hyperthermia is the future miracle of oncology, and more believe the complete opposite, regarding hyperthermia as ineffective and a dead-end among the methods of oncology. Both approaches are basically wrong. Hyperthermia is one of the tools of oncology, having many problems and requesting detailed research in labs and in clinics. Both believers, positive and negative are annoying: believers must not be the basis of any serious medical approach. The facts are necessary! In this book we try to collect these.

Keywords

Blood Perfusion Malignant Hyperthermia Capacitive Coupling Hyperthermia Treatment Local Response Rate 
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  1. 1.Department of Biotechnics, Faculty of EngineeringSt. Istvan UniversityGodolloHungary
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  3. 3.Oncotherm Inc.PatyHungary

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