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Conference Papers in Medicine
Volume 2013, Article ID 938689, 6 pages
Conference Paper

Burden of Oncothermia: Why Is It Special?

1Department of Biotechnics, St. Istvan University, 2100 Godollo, Pater K. u. 1., 2100-Godollo, Hungary
2Oncotherm GmbH, Belgische Allee 9, 53842 Troisdorf, Germany

Received 11 January 2013; Accepted 17 April 2013

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

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

Copyright © 2013 Oliver Szasz. 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.


There are many contradictory opinions about conventional hyperthermia in oncology. The main points are the physical and technical imperfection of classical heating, as well as the limits of the natural physiological feedback of the organism. We would like to present the definitive differences between oncothermia and conventional hyperthermia, explaining the new line of problem solving in this important field of oncology.