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Therapies Using Heat, Cold, Sound, Light or Cutting-edge Radiotherapy: Overview

These therapies use machines to create energy sources such as heat, sound, light and/or radiation. Examples:

  • High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU)
  • Hyperthermia
  • Proton beam therapy
  • Sonophotodynamic therapy (SPDT)

Cold is also used in cryotherapy treatments.

Browse or search the BCCT Therapy Summaries.

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