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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Perfusión hipertérmica

Hyperthermic perfusion (HY-per-THER-mik per-FYOO-zhun)
A procedure in which a warmed solution containing anticancer drugs is used to bathe, or is passed through the blood vessels of, the tissue or organ containing the tumor.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.