For cancer patients, hyperthermia is a form of thermal therapy that utilizes moderate temperature elevation to enhance the effects of radiation and chemotherapy.
Numerous clinical trials have shown that a combination of hyperthermia with chemotherapy can improve cancer treatment outcomes. This includes treatment of superficial recurrent tumors such as:
- Chest wall recurrence
- Skin cancers
- Recurrent head and neck cancer in lymph nodes
- Cervical lymph nodes