Review Article

Hyperthermia and Breast cancer: A short review

Bora Uysal*

Published: 17 October, 2017 | Volume 1 - Issue 3 | Pages: 079-082

The main goal of hyperthermia is to elevate the tumor temperature to kill tumor cells and improve local control. The usage of hyperthermia is combination with radiotherapy or chemotherapy. Hyperthermia is delivered in different types of cancers like breast cancer, melanoma and sarcoma. Breast cancer treatment enroll surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and hormone therapy. Hyperthermia is given once or twice a week concomitantly with radiotherapy or chemotherapy. This short review will enlight the types, physics, and the results of hyperthermia especially in the management of breast cancer therapy.

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Hyperthermia; Breast cancer; Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy


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