Application of hyperthermia for cancer treatment: recent patents review.
- Autores: Borges JP, Ferreira IM, Igreja RA, Novo C, Soares PI
- Journal: Recent Patents on Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21854362
Cancer is one of the main causes of death in the world and its incidence increases every day. Current treatments are insufficient and present many breaches. Hyperthermia is an old concept and since early it was established as a cancer treatment option, mainly in superficial cancers.