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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Clinics in Chest Medicine|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine