Authors: Alvarez Secord A, Jones EL, Hahn CA, Petros WP, Yu D, Havrilesky LJ, Soper JT, Berchuck A, Spasojevic I, Clarke-Pearson DL, Prosnitz LR, Dewhirst MW.
Publication: Int J Hyperthermia. 2005 Jun;21(4):333-47.
A phase I/II study of Doxil combined with whole abdomen hyperthermia was conducted in patients with refractory ovarian cancer. Liposomal doxorubicin combined with hyperthermia has been shown to increase both liposomal delivery and drug extravasation into tumour xenografts resulting in enhanced cytotoxic effects.