bicher-oncology-staff-doctors-photo-session-2015-13Dr. Bicher is considered a pioneer in the field of hyperthermia, the use of heat to treat cancer in conjunction with more traditional forms of treatment, specifically radiation. With over 50 years of experience in the medical field, with specializations in oncology and radiology, Dr. Bicher has been leading the charge to bring hyperthermia treatment to the forefront of standard cancer treatment modalities.

Dr. Bicher has an international medical pedigree with decades of clinical and research experience. He is the recipient of countless professional appointments, and has been published extensively in a broad range of professional and medical journals over the past few decades. Dr. Bicher holds seven medical patents, and belongs to a long list of professional societies, on several of which he is a founding member.

After studying at the international University of Buenos Aires Medical School in Argentina, Dr. Bicher received his M.D. from Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem. Following medical school, Dr. Bicher completed an internship at Beilinson Hospital PetahTiqya, Israel. He then relocated to the United States, where he completed residencies in Radiation Therapy at both Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, New York, and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Professional Credentials and Patents

Dr. Bicher also holds several professional licenses, including:

ABR Certification in Radiation Therapy
California Medical License
Arkansas Medical License
Arkansas Healing Arts Certificate

Dr. Bicher has dedicated his career to the advancement of cutting edge medical procedures and technologies to help evolve treatment modalities for patients suffering from many different forms of cancer. As such, he holds several patents including:

3832994 Cardiac Monitor
365431 Catheter Systems for Blood Gas Monitoring
392065 Cardiographic Signal Processing
370048 Blood Cell Aggregometer
433260 External Microwave Applicator and Method
160217 Microwave Antenna Systems for Intracavitary Insertion
4369795 Implantable Microthermocouple Member

Dr. Bicher has published over 200 professional medical journals and publications, and belongs to the following professional societies:

American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)
American Microcirculatory Society
European Society of Microcirculation
International Society on Oxygen Transport of Tissue (Past Presi­dent)
North American Hyperthermia Group (Founder and Past President) (Currently “Society for Thermal Medicine”)
European Society of Hyperthermic Oncology (ESHO) (Founding Member)
Radiation Research Society
Western Hyperthermia Group (Founder)
American Society of Clinical Hyperthermic Oncology (Founder and President from 1985 to1986)
International Clinical Hyperthermia Society (ICHS) Founding member and past president (1999)
Current board member and American Vice-President

Contact Bicher Cancer Institute in Los Angeles today to learn more about Dr. Bicher’s work, or to schedule an appointment or consultation.

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“Fighting cancer with heat is no secret.
But it is an untouched weapon that holds remarkable potential.”

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James I. Bicher, MD
Founder & CEO,
Bicher Cancer Institute


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