The effects of total-body hyperthermia combined with anticancer drugs on immunity in advanced cancer patients.

Abstract

As total-body hyperthermia (TBHT) therapy may lead to a reduction in the immune response of cancer patients because of the immediate effect of heat on lymphocytes, the authors studied the immunity of advanced cancer patients receiving combined TBHT and anticancer chemotherapy. A decrease was found in their lymphocyte blastogenesis, skin reactions to PPD and… (More)

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@article{Koga1983TheEO, title={The effects of total-body hyperthermia combined with anticancer drugs on immunity in advanced cancer patients.}, author={Satoko Koga and Allan K. Izumi and Michio Maeta and Naoki Shimizu and Yoneatsu Osaki and Hiroshi Kanayama}, journal={Cancer}, year={1983}, volume={52 7}, pages={1173-7} }