Consensus on Hyperthermia for the 1990s

Clinical Practice in Cancer Treatment

  • Haim I. Bicher
  • John R. McLaren
  • Giuseppe M. Pigliucci

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 267)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Chapters

    1. Haim I. Bicher, Ralph S. Wolfstein
      Pages 1-20
    2. Padmakar P. Lele
      Pages 37-46
    3. Homayoon Shidnia
      Pages 47-49
    4. Homayoon Shidnia, William Crabtree, Ned Hornback, Peter Young, Mary Hartson, Rong-Nian Shen
      Pages 51-55
    5. G. C. van Rhoon, G. van den Bos, J. van der Zee
      Pages 57-77
    6. U. Raymond, Tsutomu Sugahara
      Pages 79-94
    7. Beppino C. Giovanella
      Pages 95-98
    8. P. Gabriele, F. Ozello, V. Tseroni, Ed. Madon, R. Ragona
      Pages 121-127
    9. J. Alexander Marchosky, Charles F. Babbs, Christopher J. Moran, Neal E. Fearnot, John A. DeFord, Deborah M. Welsh
      Pages 129-143
    10. Roy C. Page, Gregory F. Ricca, F. Curtis Dohan Jr.
      Pages 145-153
    11. Anders Hugander
      Pages 155-159
    12. Adele Emilia Sichirollo, Giancarlo Zonca, Guido Ogno
      Pages 161-166
    13. H. Ian Robins, Justin D. Cohen
      Pages 189-196
    14. Ranulfo Sanchez, Robert D. Levin, Young Doo Kim, Alfonso Mellijor, Mary Ann Doyle, William Simonich et al.
      Pages 203-208
    15. William P. Galen
      Pages 209-216
    16. F. Di Filippo, S. Carlini, F. Cavaliere, D. Giannarelli, L. Cavallero, F. Moscarelli et al.
      Pages 223-234
    17. S. Osinsky, L. Bubnovskaja, A. Gusev
      Pages 251-270
    18. P. Pontiggia, J. R. McLaren, G. F. Baronzio, I. Freitas
      Pages 271-291
    19. G. M. Pigliucci, B. Iorio, D. Venditti, R. Fiorito, V. Vittorini, V. Cervelli et al.
      Pages 293-296
  3. Papers

    1. G. C. van Rhoon, J. van der Zee, M. P. Broekmeyer-Reurink, P. J. Kansen, A. E. M. Kuijs, A. G. Visser et al.
      Pages 305-310
    2. N. K. Uzunoglu, K. S. Nikita, N. Maratos
      Pages 311-313
    3. Jan D. P. van Dijk, Christoph Schneider, Rob van Os, Leo E. C. M. Blank, Dionisio G. Gonzalez
      Pages 315-319
    4. P. Debicki, E. Okoniewska, M. Okoniewski
      Pages 321-326
    5. Haim I. Bicher, Samuel A. Afuwape, Ralph S. Wolfstein, Duane F. Bruley, Kenneth Reesman
      Pages 327-344
    6. G. L. Sannazzari, P. Gabbriele, E. Madon
      Pages 345-351
    7. James T. Patrick, Mark N. Nolting, Stephen A. Goss, Kris A. Dines, Jeffrey L. Clendenon, Michael A. Rea et al.
      Pages 369-381
    8. J. Van der Zee, G. C. Van Rhoon, M. P. Broekmeyer-Reurink, A. E. M. Kuijs, A. P. Van Den Berg, D. Treurniet-Donker et al.
      Pages 383-386
    9. Robert D. Levin, Ranulfo Sanchez, Young Doo Kim, Alfonso Mellijor, Mary Ann Doyle, William Simonich et al.
      Pages 387-391
    10. K. Eisler, R. Hipp, S. Gögler, J. Lange
      Pages 393-398
    11. Giovanni Bazzocchi, F. Spadoni, M. Zambelli, A. Camporesi, S. Bazzocchi, A. Saragoni Anat-Path
      Pages 405-410
    12. Haim I. Bicher, Ralph S. Wolfstein
      Pages 411-422
    13. S. Parisi, A. Raguso, M. Portaluri, A. Maiorana, P. Vittori Antisari
      Pages 429-432
    14. Patrizio Rigatti, Giorgio Guzzoni, Francesco Montorsi
      Pages 433-437
    15. M. Notter, N. Schwegler, W. Burkard
      Pages 439-447
    16. W. Burkhard, M. Notter, N. Schwegler, H. Fritz-Niggli
      Pages 449-456
    17. S. Osinsky, V. Protsyk, A. Gusev, L. Bubnovskaja, A. Cheremnych
      Pages 457-462
    18. S. P. Yarmonenko, S. V. Kozin, E. A. Voloshina, N. P. Vinskaya, G. V. Goldobenko
      Pages 463-470

About this book


Hyperthermia as a safe and effective cancer treatment modality is rapidly evolving propelled by widespread research and clinical efforts worldwide. Presentations on Hyperthermia experience are now commonplace at Oncology meetings, as are congresses dedicated entirely to the intertwined interactions between basic sciences and patient treatment that together are forming the structure of a new medical specialty. Such was the XII International Symposium on Clinical Hyperthermia held in Rome, Italy, April 27 - 29, 1989. Papers presented therein constitute the backbone of this book. Biology research has provided data describing mechanisms of action for the cancer cell killing and physiological effects of Hyperthermia. Physics research has led to the development of equipment enabling treatment of many areas of the human body, as well as explained the limitations that still constrain our ability to treat, especially in the areas of deep seated tumor heating and non-invasive thermometry. The main question that will decide the future of this modality is that of its clinical use. To put it succinctly, what do we do with this potentially useful tool in an everyday clinical oncological practice . •• ? This is the main question addressed in this book as "Consensus on Hyperthermia for the 1990s. " The book in­ cludes 28 presented papers and 25 invited chapters from some of the leading experts in the field. Their basic mechanisms of action were physics principles, treatment quality assurance and especially, clinical indications.


cancer cancer treatment cell development hyperthermia oncology tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Haim I. Bicher
    • 1
  • John R. McLaren
    • 2
  • Giuseppe M. Pigliucci
    • 3
  1. 1.Valley Cancer InstituteLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Emory ClinicAtlantaUSA
  3. 3.II University of RomeRomeItaly

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-5768-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-5766-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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