RT = Radiotherapy
HT = Hyperthermia

Table of Content:

wIRA superficial HT

  • Notter M, Vaupel P
    Re-irradiation and wIRA-hyperthermia for superficial widespread breast cancer recurrences: an up-date
    ESHO Congress 2017 Athen, Oral presentation, Abstract OP-04

    Thomsen AR, Aldrian C, Heselich A, Niedermann G, Grosu AL, Lund PG
    Hyperthermia with water-filtered infrared A sensitizes breast cancer spheroids to hypofractionated irradiation, but not normal epidermal cell cultures
    ESHO Congress 2017 Athen, Poster presentation, Abstract PP-25

    Notter M, Piazena H, Vaupel P
    Hypofractionated re-irradiation of large-sized re-current breast cancer with thermography-controlled, contact-free water-filtered infrared-A hyperthermia: A retrospective study of 73 patients
    International Journal of Hyperthermia Volume 33, 2017 - Issue 2, pp. 227-236

    Dombrovsky LA, Timchenko V, Pathak C, Piazena H, Müller W, Jackson M
    Radiative heating of superficial human tissues with the use of water-filtered infrared-A radiation: A computational modeling
    International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 85 (2015) 311–320

    Stutz E, Puric E, Datta NR, Bodis S, Notter M
    Radiation-Associated Angiosarcoma of the Breast - What can we learn from case reports?
    Strahlenassoziiertes Angiosarkom der Brust - Was können wir aus Fallberichten lernen?
    InFo ONKOLOGIE & HÄMATOLOGIE 2017; Vol. 5, Nr. 4
    OPEN ACCESS after free registration
    [Article in German]

    Seegenschmiedt MH, Klautke G, Walther E, Feldmann HJ, Katalinic A, Stuschke M, von Lieven H, Vaupel P
    Water-filtered infrared-A-hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy in advanced and recurrent tumors. Initial results of a multicenter phase I-II study
    Strahlenther Onkol. 1996 Sep;172(9):475-84
    [Article in German]

    Vaupel P, Kelleher DK, Krüger W
    Water-filtered infrared-A radiation: a novel technique to heat superficial tumors
    Strahlenther Onkol. 1992 Nov; 168(11):633-9

Thermography in superficial HT

Reviews on combined RT/HT of locally recurrent breast cancer

  • Datta NR, Puric E, Klingbiel D, Gomez S, Bodis S
    Hyperthermia and Radiation Therapy in Locoregional Recurrent Breast Cancers: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Apr 1;94(5):1073-87

    Maluta S, Kolff MW
    Role of Hyperthermia in Breast Cancer Locoregional Recurrence: A Review
    Breast Care (Basel). 2015 Dec;10(6):408-12. doi: 10.1159/000440792. Epub 2015 Oct 16. Review

    Kouloulias V, Triantopoulou S, Uzunoglou N, Pistevou-Gompaki K, Barich A, Zygogianni A, Kyrgias G, Kardamakis D, Pectasidis D, Kouvaris J
    Hyperthermia is now included in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines for Breast Cancer Recurrences: An analysis of existing data
    Breast Care 2015, 10:109-116

    Zagar TM, Oleson JR, Vujaskovic Z, Dewhirst MW, Craciunescu OI, Blackwell KL, Prosnitz LR, Jones EL
    Hyperthermia combined with radiation therapy for superficial breast cancer and chest wall recurrence: a review of the randomised data
    Int J Hyperthermia. 2010;26(7):612-7

    Datta NR, Ordóñez SG, Gaipl US, Paulides MM, Crezee H, Gellermann J, Marder D, Puric E, Bodis S
    Local hyperthermia combined with radiotherapy and-/or chemotherapy: Recent advances and promises for the future
    Cancer Treat Rev. 2015 Nov;41(9):742-53

Trials /analyses on combined RT/HT of locally recurrent breast cancer

  • Randomised trials
    Jones EL, Oleson JR, Prosnitz LR, Samulski TV, Vujaskovic Z, Yu D, Sanders LL, Dewhirst MW
    Randomized trial of hyperthermia and radiation for superficial tumors
    J Clin Oncol. 2005 May 1;23(13):3079-85

    Vernon CC, Hand JW, Field SB, Machin D, Whaley JB, van der Zee J, van Putten WL, van Rhoon GC, van Dijk JD, González González D, Liu FF, Goodman P, Sherar M
    Radiotherapy with or without hyperthermia in the treatment of superficial localized breast cancer: results from five randomized controlled trials. International Collaborative Hyperthermia Group
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1996 Jul 1;35(4):731-44
  • Non randomised trials / retrospective analyses
    Oldenborg S, Valk C, van Os R, Oei B, Venselaar J, Vörding PZ, van Randen A, Crezee H, van Tienhoven G, Rasch C
    Rib fractures after reirradiation plus hyperthermia for recurrent breast cancer: Predictive factors
    Strahlenther Onkol. 2016 Apr;192(4):240-7

    Auoragh A, Strnad V, Ott OJ, Beckmann MW, Fietkau R
    Re-irradiation of the chest wall for local breast cancer recurrence : Results of salvage brachytherapy with hyperthermia
    Strahlenther Onkol. 2016 Sep;192(9):617-623

    Oldenborg S, Griesdoorn V, van Os R, Kusumanto YH, Oei BS, Venselaar JL, Zum Vörde Sive Vörding PJ, Heymans MW, Kolff MW, Rasch CR, Crezee H, van Tienhoven G
    Reirradiation and hyperthermia for irresectable locoregional recurrent breast cancer in previously irradiated area: Size matters
    Radiother Oncol. 2015 Nov;117(2):223-8

    Datta NR, Puric E, Heuberger J, Marder D, Lomax N, Timm O, Memminger P, Bodis S
    Hyperthermia and reirradiation for locoregional recurrences in preirradiated breast cancers: a single institutional experience
    Swiss Med Wkly. 2015;145:w14133

    Linthorst M, Baaijens M, Wiggenraad R, Creutzberg C, Ghidey W, van Rhoon GC, van der Zee J
    Local control rate after the combination of re-irradiation and hyperthermia for irresectable recurrent breast cancer: Results in 248 patients
    Radiother Oncol. 2015 May 19

    Refaat T, Sachdev S, Sathiaseelan V, Helenowski I, Abdelmoneim S, Pierce MC, Woloschak G, Small W Jr, Mittal B, Kiel KD
    Hyperthermia and radiation therapy for locally advanced or recurrent breast cancer
    Breast. 2015 Aug;24(4):418-25

    Harms W, Geretschläger A, Cescato C, Buess M, Köberle D, Asadpour B
    Current Treatment of Isolated Locoregional Breast Cancer Recurrences
    Breast Care (Basel). 2015 Aug;10(4):265-71

    Trujillo-Romero CJ, Paulides MM, Drizdal T, van Rhoon GC
    Impact of silicone and metal port-a-cath implants on superficial hyperthermia treatment quality
    Int J Hyperthermia. 2014 Dec 12:1-8

    Müller AC, Eckert F, Heinrich V, Bamberg M, Brucker S, Hehr T
    Re-surgery and chest wall re-irradiation for recurrent breast cancer: a second curative approach
    BMC Cancer. 2011 May 25;11:197

    Van Der Zee J, De Bruijne M, Mens JW, Ameziane A, Broekmeyer-Reurink MP, Drizdal T, Linthorst M, Van Rhoon GC
    Reirradiation combined with hyperthermia in breast cancer recurrences: overview of experience in Erasmus MC
    Int J Hyperthermia. 2010;26(7):638-48

    Zagar TM, Oleson JR, Vujaskovic Z, Dewhirst MW, Craciunescu OI, Blackwell KL, Prosnitz LR, Jones EL
    Hyperthermia for locally advanced breast cancer
    Int J Hyperthermia. 2010;26(7)

Combined RT/HT of radio-induced angiosarcoma

  • Depla AL, Scharloo-Karels CH, de Jong MA, Oldenborg S, Kolff MW, Oei SB, van Coevorden F, van Rhoon GC, Baartman EA, Scholten RJ, Crezee J, van Tienhoven G
    Treatment and prognostic factors of radiation-associated angiosarcoma (RAAS) after primary breast cancer: a systematic review
    Eur J Cancer. 2014 Jul;50(10):1779-88

    Linthorst M, van Geel AN, Baartman EA, Oei SB, Ghidey W, van Rhoon GC, van der Zee J
    Effect of a combined surgery, re-irradiation and hyperthermia therapy on local control rate in radio-induced angiosarcoma of the chest wall
    Strahlenther Onkol. 2013 May;189(5):387-93

Combined RT/HT of malignant melanoma

  • Overgaard J, Gonzalez Gonzalez D, Hulshof MC, Arcangeli G, Dahl O, Mella O, Bentzen SM
    Randomised trial of hyperthermia as adjuvant to radiotherapy for recurrent or metastatic malignant melanoma. European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology
    Lancet. 1995 Mar 4;345(8949):540-3

    Overgaard J, Gonzalez Gonzalez D, Hulshof MC, Arcangeli G, Dahl O, Mella O, Bentzen SM
    Hyperthermia as an adjuvant to radiation therapy of recurrent or metastatic malignant melanoma. A multicentre randomized trial by the European Society for Hyperthermic Oncology. 1996
    Int J Hyperthermia. 2009 Aug;25(5):323-34

Other selected publications on HT and RT