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By S. B. Field (auth.), Dr. med. Dipl. biochem. Rolf D. Issels, Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Wilmanns (eds.)

Physicians, biologists and physicists current their fresh paintings within the box of hyperthermia with reference to either its software and its blend with radiation and chemotherapy. present technical percentages, scientific administration and significant facets of its use for superficial and deep-seated tumors are mentioned. the most issues mentioned are: adjustments of metabolism and microcirculation lower than warmth stipulations, the organic interplay of warmth with X-rays and several other chemotherapeutic brokers, and the newest medical info from varied associations at the mixed program within the therapy of cancer.

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1979; Reinhold et al. 1978; Emami et al. 1981; van den Berg-Blok and Reinhold 1984); Sarcoma F and Fa. (Stewart and Begg 1983); Sarcoma S-180 (Tanaka et al. 1984); Squamous cell carcinoma (Sq cell Sa) (Eddy 1980); VX2 carcinoma (Dudar and Jain 1984); Walker carcinoma (Song 1978; Gullino 1980); Yoshida sarcoma (Dickson and Calderwood 1980; Vaupel et al. 1983; Kallinowski et al. 1984). (From Field and Franconi 1987) (1983) with 133Xe washout. Surprisingly enough, no data are available on the effects of heat on the microcirculation of fat.

Composite diagram of the circulation in several normal tissues and tumours. Data collected from various sources which are discussed in the text ment. There is a certain similarity in this change in tumour physiology between normal tissues and tumour, but it has frequently been observed that the tumour physiology, in this instance the tumour circulation, adapts to a much lesser extent to the heat stimulus than do tissues like muscle and skin. Figure 2 gives an example of what can be observed if a tumour is treated with hyperthermia, when the temperature is gradually increased.

Tumor response in a phase III randomized trial. In: Overgaard J (ed) Hyperthermic oncology 1984. Taylor and Francis, London, pp 313-316 Dickson JA, Calderwood SK (1980) Temperature range and selective sensitivity of tumors to hyperthermia: a critical review. Ann NY Acad Sci 335: 180-205 Dickson JA, Calderwood SK (1983) Thermosensitivity of neoplastic tissues in vivo. In: Storm FK (ed) Hyperthermia in cancer therapy. Hall, Boston, pp 63-140 Dudar TE, Jain RK (1984) Differential response of normal and tumor microcirculation to hyperthermia.

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