First-in-Man Hyperthermia Treatment with MR-guided Focused Ultrasound

W. Chu, in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, reported the feasibility and safety of MR-guided focused ultrasound hyperthermia in a pilot study on 10 patients with recurrent rectal cancer.

The study was first reported during the 2016 European Symposium of FUS therapy meeting in London. It was later presented at the International Conference on Hyperthermic Oncology (ICHO) 2016 meeting in New Orleans.