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Dr William Coley and tumour regression: a place in history or in the future
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    Do We Ever Learn From History ?

    Dear editor,

    A good question indeed. Manfred von Ardenne of Dresden did much to investigate hyperthermia and its, at times, devastating influence on cancer cells. He achieved this with whole body (except for the head) immersion in hot water initially. Later, he experimented with heating the core temperature of the body using the sauna to which he later added oxygen.

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