Patent Number: 6,308,714

Title: Ultrasound enhanced chemotherapy

Abstract: Apparatus and method is provided for enhancing the action of anti-cancer agents, which includes the introduction of anti-cancer agent into or proximate a tumor within a body and thereafter introducing ultrasonic energy at the solid tumor with the introduced anti-cancer agent. The ultrasonic energy is sufficient to increase the anti-cancer activity on the solid tumor without significant heating of the solid tumor or surrounding tissue.

Inventors: Peterson; Thomas M. (Erie, PA), Siegel; Robert J. (Venice, CA)

Assignee: Coraje, Inc.

International Classification: A61N 7/00 (20060101); A61B 17/22 (20060101); A61B 019/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018