Hyperthermia Treatment

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Title: Hyperthermia Treatment
Description: Hyperthermia treatment; drawing shows a woman lying on a table with a dome-shaped machine around the middle part of the body. The machine delivers heat directly to the treatment area.

Hyperthermia is a type of treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures to help damage and kill cancer cells or to make them easier to kill with radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Different techniques may be used for hyperthermia treatment, including placing the entire body or part of the body in a heated chamber or machine, as shown.
Topics/Categories: People -- Patients
Science and Technology -- Medical Devices
Treatment -- Other Interventions
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR805763
Date Created: August 2, 2021
Date Added: August 17, 2021
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com