1st Nursing Congress on the use of chemohyperthermia in the treatment of bladder cancer


The 1st Nursing Congress on chemohyperthermia for bladder cancer was held in Madrid on June 6th with the aim to revise and standardize criteria in the use of Combat BRS, a machine which allows the treatment of bladder cancer through hyperthermia.

During the congress, the clinical director Silvia Martínez gave an introductory overview of the Combat RBS system. After that, Dr Alfonso Piñeiro from Monforte Regional Hospital made a presentation on “HIVEC, the first clinical trial in Spain”. Furthermore, the Infanta Leonor Madrid Hospital team also spoke about their own experience with HIVEC and its everyday use in clinics.

The congress ended with an overview of clinical cases and trials in different centres throughout Spain.