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Cervical cancer is a serious disease that threatens the health of women worldwide. This study compared the sensitivities and false-positive rates of cervical cytology (Pap smear), human papilloma virus (HPV) DNA test, cervicography, first double-combined testing (cervical cytology and HPV DNA test), second double-combined testing (cervical cytology and(More)
OBJECTIVE Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been used for superficial neoplasms and its usage has been recently extended to deeper lesions. The purpose of this study was to observe whether or not PDT can cure breast cancer in the solid tumor model, and to define the critical point of laser amount for killing the cancer cells. METHODS Twenty four BALB/c mouse(More)
Breast is a typical female sexual physiologic organ that is influenced by steroid hormone from menarche until menopause. Therefore various diseases can be developed by continuous action of estrogen and progesterone. Breast diseases are mainly categorized as benign and malignant. It is very important to distinguish the malignancy from breast diseases.(More)
OBJECTIVE This study is to compare the effects of green tea polyphenol (GTP) pre-treatment with those of GTP post-treatment on cisplatin (CP)-induced nephrotoxicity in rat. METHODS Male Sprague-Dawley rats were randomly divided into six groups. Animals in the control group received 0.9% saline (intraperitoneal); animals in the GTP group received 0.9%(More)
► Photodynamic therapy can treat lesions with highly reactive single oxygen. ► CCPDT (Concurrent Chemo Photodynamic Therapy) is defined as PDT with chemotherapy. ► CCPDT can treat larger and deeper lesions than PDT due to PCI concept. ► Complete remission would be possible in uterine cervical cancer by CCPDT. ► Uterine cervix and corpus can be preserved in(More)
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