Whole body hyperthermia in adjuvant therapy of children with renal cell carcinoma.

@article{Ismailzade2005WholeBH,
  title={Whole body hyperthermia in adjuvant therapy of children with renal cell carcinoma.},
  author={Reiman S Ismail-zade and Edvard A. Zhavrid and Michael P Potapnev},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 7},
  pages={679-81}
}
Whole body hyperthermia (WBH) in combination with chemotherapy has been proven to be effective in some patients with advanced malignancies. However, only limited experience exists regarding the application of WBH with chemotherapy in children. We present the results of applying WBH and chemotherapy in five children with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC). WBH (3 hr, 41.8-42.5 degrees C) combined with doxorubicin (50 mg/m2) and interferon-alpha (3 MU/m2) were applied to patients after… CONTINUE READING
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