Combination of PDT and inhibitor treatment affects melanoma cells and spares keratinocytes.

@article{Kstle2011CombinationOP,
  title={Combination of PDT and inhibitor treatment affects melanoma cells and spares keratinocytes.},
  author={Marc K{\"a}stle and Stefanie Grimm and Rena Nagel and Nicolle Breusing and T. Grune},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={305-12}
}
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a potential tool in cancer treatment. Today this therapy is established among others for the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer. However, the more dangerous skin cancer--the melanoma--still has to be removed by surgery. Therefore, we investigated the effects of PDT and additional administration of heme oxygenase I (HO-I) and… CONTINUE READING