Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cancer Lung Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic therapy combines laser treatments with medications that make cancer cells more sensitive to laser light. When the laser beam is directed to the cancer cells, they absorb more energy and die. Photodynamic therapy is used to destroy lung cancers that have not spread beyond the lung.

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Last Updated: Mar 24, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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