Thermoimmunotherapy of advanced neoplasms. A concept and preliminary results.


A rationale for the use of local hyperthermia (LH) in cases of advanced neoplasms as well as indications for its therapeutic application are discussed. LH applied alone is of limited use, only about 50% of patients with advanced neoplasms benefit from this therapy, with a complete remission (CR) rate of 10-15%. Thus LH should be considered as a… (More)