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Glossary: hyperthermia therapy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

hyperthermia therapy

(HY-per-THER-mee-uh THAYR-uh-pee)

A type of treatment in which body tissue is exposed to high temperatures to damage and kill cancer cells or to make cancer cells more sensitive to the effects of radiation and certain anticancer drugs.


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