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Hyperthermie-Behandlung – Kostenübernahme durch gesetzliche oder Kostenerstattung durch private Krankenkassen bei komplementärer Krebstherapie
by Dr. med. Michael Hülser

Hyperthermie-Behandlung – Kostenübernahme durch gesetzliche oder Kostenerstattung durch private Krankenkassen bei komplementärer Krebstherapie

Leider verhält es sich noch immer so, dass komplementäre Krebstherapien wie die Hyperthermie nicht unbedingt von den Krankenkassen übernommen werden – eine generelle Kostenübernahmepflicht gibt es bisher nicht. Und das, obwohl für mehrere Tumore bereits in Studien bewiesen werden konnte, dass Chemo- und Strahlentherapien erfolgreicher sind, wenn sie mit...

Capacitive hyperthermia as an alternative to brachytherapy in DNA damages of human prostate cancer cell line (DU-145)
by Celsius42 Update Team

Capacitive hyperthermia as an alternative to brachytherapy in DNA damages of human prostate cancer cell line (DU-145)

This is a nice article from our users in the University of Medical Sciences in Tehran, Iran Purpose: The aim of this study was the evaluation of induced DNA damages of human prostate cancer cells, DU-145, treated with a combination of radiofrequency capacitive hyperthermia (HT) and teletherapy (EBRT) compared to ...

Capacitive hyperthermia in combination with palliative radiation therapy of painful bony metastases
by Celsius42 Update Team

Capacitive hyperthermia in combination with palliative radiation therapy of painful bony metastases

Capacitive hyperthermia can enhance the effectiveness of radiotherapy Palliative-analgesic radiotherapy is a frequently employed treatment for painful bony metastases. However, only approximately one third of affected patients experiences pain relief from radiotherapy alone, and only a quarter reports complete pain relief. When hyperthermia, i.e. heating the tissue to approximately 40°C...

Regional hyperthermia: Application in the palliative phase or as a co-therapy for neuropathic pain associated with tumor diseases
by Martin Rösch

Regional hyperthermia: Application in the palliative phase or as a co-therapy for neuropathic pain associated with tumor diseases

The majority of available hyperthermia studies were conducted in the context of curative intent. That makes sense from the perspective of the researchers because it has become evident that hyperthermia shows promising potential to impact local tumor control, progression-free survival and overall survival in combination with conventional therapies such as ...

Regional Hyperthermia Temperatur - Example Liver
by Martin Rösch

Regional Hyperthermia Temperatur - Example Liver

Example Liver This case involved a patient with liver tumors. The measurement was taken invasively in this case, i.e. the patient agreed to have temperature sensors placed with a needle under imaging guidance. Two sensors were placed in the liver and one was located on the outside of the ...

Hyperthermia works and is a beneficial complementary cancer therapy
by Martin Rösch

Hyperthermia works and is a beneficial complementary cancer therapy

This statement has been confirmed by a number of different studies conducted in recent years. Today’s post discusses superficial breast and chest wall tumors with specific reference to two studies: A study on breast and chest wall tumors from the United States: Ellen Jones et al.; Randomized trial for hy...

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