A photodynamic therapy combined with topical 5-aminolevulinic acid and systemic hematoporphyrin derivative is more efficient but less phototoxic for cancer

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Although photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been shown to be effective in cancer treatment, its side effects, such as a long-lasting skin photosensitivity after the application, still cause patient’s inconvenience. In this retrospective cohort study, our objective was to explore a more efficient but less phototoxic PDT for skin cancers. The PDT combined with a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00432-015-2066-3

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