hyperthermia treatment

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(hye-per-THER-mee-a TREET-mint)

A type of treatment that heats body tissue to a high temperature. It is used to damage and kill cancer cells. Or it can make cancer cells more sensitive to the effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

Read more about hyperthermia treatment used with radiation therapy.

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Audio contributed by: Megan Mullally

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