[Photodynamic therapy: search for ideal photosensitizer].

  title={[Photodynamic therapy: search for ideal photosensitizer].},
  author={N. V. Kudinova and Temirbolat T. Berezov},
  journal={Biomeditsinskaia khimiia},
  volume={55 5},
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a minimally invasive and promising new modality to combat cancer. The method is based on selective accumulation of sensitizers within tumor cells. The high degree of selectivity offered by this modality has been applied for fluorescent diagnostic of cancer. Photosensitization of a tissue-localized sensitizer generates cytotoxic… CONTINUE READING