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Superficial Hyperthermia plus External Beam Radiation in the Palliation of Locally Progressive Chemoradiation-Resistant Breast CancerHeese C. · Lavagnini P. · Mills P. · Lewis M. · Markman M.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Regional Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pa., USA Corresponding Author
Maurie Markman, MD
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Regional Medical Center1331 East Wyoming Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19124 (USA)
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.
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