Photodynamic therapy: Its use in the management of bronchogenic carcinoma

E. S. Edell, D. A. Cortese

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Abstract

Photodynamic therapy is an investigational treatment of various types of carcinoma. It involves a photosensitizing agent which, when exposed to light of the proper wavelength, forms toxic oxygen radicals that result in cell death. This article describes its current use in the management of bronchogenic carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-463
Number of pages9
JournalClinics in Chest Medicine
Volume16
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes

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  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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