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microwave therapy

a way of treating cancer in a few sites, such as the liver, by using heat to destroy the cells. See also ablation.

Electromagnetic Therapy

... therapy as well as radiofrequency ablation and microwave ablation, which
help ... Microwaves, another form of electromagnetic therapy, are used ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/electromagnetic-therapy

What's new in radiation therapy?

... Heat created by microwaves and ultrasound is being studied in combination ...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy consists of breathing pure oxygen while in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy

Heat Therapy

... heated wires or implanted microwave antennae) or ... Heat therapy as part of
cancer treatment ... on complementary and alternative therapies may also ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/complementaryandalternativemedicine/manualhealingandphysicaltouch/heat-therapy

The Future is Now: Personalized Medicine

... cancer to grow, specific therapies can be ... breakthroughs in choosing
individualized therapy, but so ... from your water and microwaves, pesticides and ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2012/04/18/the-future-is-now-personalized-medicine.aspx

What's new in radiation therapy?

... Heat created by microwaves and ultrasound is being studied in combination ...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy consists of breathing pure oxygen while in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525252525253fdocselect

What's new in radiation therapy?

... Heat created by microwaves and ultrasound is being studied in combination ...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy consists of breathing pure oxygen while in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253

Radiation Therapy Principles

... Heat created by microwaves and ultrasound is being studied in combination ...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy consists of breathing pure oxygen while in ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003019-pdf.pdf

Introduction Radiation Types External Radiation Therapy

... light we use to see, heat, radio waves, and the microwaves we use ... than half
the people diagnosed with cancer get some type of radiation therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/common/video/cancerquest/english/radiation/rttranscript.pdf

What's new in radiation therapy?

... Heat created by microwaves and ultrasound is being studied in combination ...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy consists of breathing pure oxygen while in ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy?ssdomainnum=5c38e88&url=http%3A//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%3Furl%3Dhttp%253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%253furl%253dhttp%25253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25253furl%25253dhttp%2525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525253furl%2525253dhttp%252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525253furl%252525253dhttp%25252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525253furl%25252525253dhttp%2525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%2525252525253furl%2525252525253dhttp%252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%252525252525253furl%252525252525253dhttp%25252525252525253a//www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/radiation/radiationtherapyprinciples/radiation-therapy-principles-whats-new-in-radiation-therapy%25252525252525253fdocselected%25252525252525253dradiation-therapy-p

Introduction (Download PDF)

... light we use to see, heat, radio waves, and the microwaves we use ... than half
the people diagnosed with cancer get some type of radiation therapy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/common/video/cancerquest/english/radiation/radiationtherapy_v2.swf