Science & research

WBHT in oncology

Kobayashi Y, Ito Y, Ostapenko VV, Sakai M, Matsushita N, Imai K, Shimizu K, Arugad A, Tanigawa K. Fever-range whole-body heat treatment stimulates antigen-specificT-cell responses in humans. Immunology Letters (2014) 162; 256–261

Sulyok I, Fleischmann E, Stift A, Roth G, Lebherz-Eichinger D, Kasper D, Spittler A, Kimberger O. Effect of preoperative fever-range whole-body hyperthermia on immunological markers in patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery. British Journal of Anaesthesia (2012) Nov;109(5):754-61. DOI: 10.1093/bja/aes248

Rowe RW, Strebel FR, Proett JM, Deng W, Chan D, He G, Siddik Z, Bull JM. Fever-range whole body thermotherapy combined with oxaliplatin: a curative regimen in a pre-clinical breast cancer model. International Journal of Hyperthermia (2010) 26(6):565-76. DOI: 10.3109/02656736.2010.483635.

Bull JM, Scott GL, Strebel FR, Nagle VL, Oliver D, Redwine M, Rowe RW, Ahn CW, Koch SM. Fever-range whole-body thermal therapy combined with cisplatin, gemcitabine, and daily interferon-alpha: a description of a phase I-II protocol. International Journal of Hyperthermia (2008) Dec; 24(8):649-62. DOI: 10.1080/02656730802104740.

Rowe-Horwege RW, Hyperthermia, Systemic. Encyclopedia of Medical Devices and Instrumentation, Second Edition, edited by John G. Webster Copyright 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 42-62.

Bruns I. Kohlmann Th, Wiedermann GJ, Bakhshandeh A. Evaluation of the Therapeutic Benefit of 41.8°C Whole Body Hyperthermia plus Ifosfamide, Carboplatine and Etoposide (ICE) for Patients with Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma Using the Modified Brunner-Score (MBS). Pneumologie (2004) Apr;58(4):210-6.

Hegewisch-Becker S, Gruber Y, Corovic A, Pichlmeier U, Atanackovic D, Nierhaus A, Hossfeld DK. Whole-body hyperthermia (41.8 degrees C) combined with bimonthly oxaliplatin, high-dose leucovorin and 5-fluorouracil 48-hour continuous infusion in pretreated metastatic colorectal cancer: a phase II study. Annals of Oncology (2002) Aug;13(8):1197-204. DOI: 10.1093/annonc/mdf216

Wehner H, Von Ardenne A, Kaltofen S. Whole-body hyperthermia with water-filtered infrared radiation: technical-physical aspects and clinical experiences. International Journal of Hyperthermia (2001) Jan-Feb;17(1):19-30. DOI: 10.1080/02656730150201561

Kerner T, Deja M, Ahlers O, Löffel J, Hildebrandt B, Wust P, Gerlach H, Riess H. Whole body hyperthermia: a secure procedure for patients with various malignancies? Intensive Care Medicine (1999) Sep;25(9):959-65. DOI: 10.1007/s001340050989

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