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Hyperthermia in Oncology

1st Edition

By Clifford L. K. Pang

CRC Press

396 pages

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Hyperthermia in oncology is the application of heat to a patient's body for the purpose of cancer treatment. In recent years, its use has seen rapid development, with a large amount of clinical data becoming available. Hyperthermia in Oncology synthesizes the current research on the topic and provides treatment protocols for using localized as well

Table of Contents

Introduction. Overview of Hyperthermia in Oncology. Categories and Methods of Hyperthermia in Oncology. Physical Technology and Biological Basis of Hyperthermia in Oncology. Hyperthermia in Oncology and Nontoxic Integrative Treatments. Clinical Applications of Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatments. Integrative Hyperthermia Treatments for Different Types of Cancer. Nursing Care Techniques on Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment. Therapeutic Protocols of Integrated Hyperthermia Treatment for Noncancerous Diseases. Bibliography. Appendices.

About the Author

Clifford L.K. Pang, MD, PhD, is president of Clifford Hospital in Guangzhou, China. He has also been president of the International Clinical Hyperthermia Society and chairman of the Specialty Committee of Natural Therapy of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. Dr. Pang has devoted almost a decade to the theory and clinical practice of hyperthermia for cancer treatments. He has created an integrative green therapy for cancer treatment, combining hyperthermia with chelation detoxification, ozone therapy, traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture and moxibustion, psychology, qigong, and medicated nutrition.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Alternative Medicine
MEDICAL / Oncology
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine