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Superficial Hyperthermia plus External Beam Radiation in the Palliation of Locally Progressive Chemoradiation-Resistant Breast Cancer.
|Title||Superficial Hyperthermia plus External Beam Radiation in the Palliation of Locally Progressive Chemoradiation-Resistant Breast Cancer.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Heese C, Lavagnini P, Mills P, Lewis M, Markman M|
|Journal||Case reports in oncology|
|Date Published||2012 Sep|
Local chest wall progression of chemotherapy/radiation-resistant breast cancer can result in substantial morbidity. In this retrospective review of 39 patients in this difficult clinical setting treated at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (Eastern Regional Medical Center), approximately one-half of the population experienced meaningful short-term palliation and improvement in quality of life when managed with local superficial hyperthermia plus external beam radiation.
|Alternate Journal||Case Rep Oncol|