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Conference Papers in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 392480, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/392480
Conference Paper

Cases That Respond to Oncothermia Monotherapy

Department of Radiation Oncology, Kosin University College of Medicine, 34 Amnam-dong, Seo-gu, Busan 602-702, Republic of Korea

Received 17 January 2013; Accepted 29 April 2013

Academic Editors: G. F. Baronzio, M. Jackson, D. Lee, and A. Szasz

This Conference Paper is based on a presentation given by Tae Sig Jeung at “Conference of the International Clinical Hyperthermia Society 2012” held from 12 October 2012 to 14 October 2012 in Budapest, Hungary.

Copyright © 2013 Tae Sig Jeung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

There is a long history of hyperthermia in oncology, but its wide range acceptance and application are missing even today. A new approach of oncological hyperthermia, oncothermia, looks promising modality of the complementary treatment of advanced malignant cases. Our present paper is targeting this method, trying to answer the question of its feasibility to treat various advanced cases in monotherapy process, as well as its applicability for a long, large number of treatment sessions protocols.