The following is a compilation of links to external web sites providing additional information about pre-clinical research on hyperthermia, and the people who carry it out. Please note that although all these sites were active at the time of listing, their continued existence is not guaranteed. The listing has been organized into the following sections:

Books and Journals
Hyperthermia Organizations
Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy
Hyperthermia and Drug Delivery
Hyperthermia and Radiation
Immunologic Effects of Hyperthermia
Vascular Effects of Hyperthermia

Books and Journals

Hyperthermia and Oncology - book series
Hyperthermia and Oncology, vol. 1 - Thermal Effects on Cells and Tissue
Hyperthermia and Oncology, vol. 2 - Thermal Potentiation of Radiotherapy
Hyperthermia and Oncology, vol. 3 - Physics, Biology, Clinical Aspects
Hyperthermia and Oncology, vol. 4 - Chemopotentiation
International Journal of Hyperthermia
US Government Reports on Hyperthermia

Hyperthermia Organizations

European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology
International Clinical Hyperthermia Society
North American Hyperthermia Society

Hyperthermia and Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy and mild hyperthermia
Hyperthermia and multi-drug resistance
Hyperthermia Combined with Chemotherapy - Biological Rationale, Clinical Application, and Treatment Results
Radiofrequency-Hyperthermia in Combination with Chemo- and Radio-therapy

Hyperthermia and Drug Delivery

Heat activated drug delivery
Heat enhanced delivery of liposomes
Heat enhanced liposome delivery
Hyperthermia enables nanoparticle delivery
Hyperthermia enhances drug delivery
Microwave induced hyperthermia for enhanced drug delivery
MRI for monitoring hyperthermia and drug delivery
Parenteral drug delivery
Temperature sensitive liposomes

Hyperthermia and Radiation

Department of Radiation Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine
Effect of a Combination of Mild-Temperature Hyperthermia and Nicotinamide on the Radiation Response of Experimental Tumor
Hyperthermia and radiation for recurrent breast cancer

Immunologic Effects of Hyperthermia

Effect of fever-like whole-body hyperthermia on lymphocyte spectrin distribution, protein kinase C activity, and uropod formation.
Fever and immunoregulation

HSP70 is a chaperokine

Hyperthermia grant awarded to Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Hyperthermia augments the primary in vitro humoral immune response.
Tumor cell apoptosis, lymphocyte recruitment and tumor vascular changes are induced by low temperature, long duration whole body hyperthermia


Academic Whole Body Hyperthermia Centers Worldwide
Juri Bogovic, St. Georg Hospital, Bad Aibling, Germany
Stuart Calderwood, Harvard Medical School
Mark Dewhirst, Duke University
Chris Diederich, University of California - San Francisco
Sharon S. Evans, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Ellen Jones, Duke University
William G. Kraybill, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Dennis B. Leeper, Kimmel Cancer Center
Eduardo Moros, University of Arkansas
Elizabeth Repasky, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Robert Roemer, University of Utah
Penny Sneed, University of California - San Francisco
Chang Song, University of Minnesota
Paul Stauffer, University of California - San Francisco
John Subjeck, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Maneyasu Urano - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Zeljko Vujaskovic, Duke University

Vascular Effects of Hyperthermia

Tumor Microcirculation Laboratory, Duke University
Mild hyperthermia improves tumor oxygenation


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