Laser immunotherapy for treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer and melanoma

@article{Li2011LaserIF,
  title={Laser immunotherapy for treatment of patients with advanced breast cancer and melanoma},
  author={Xiaosong Li and Tomas Hode and Maria C. Guerra and Gabriela L. Ferrel and Robert E. Nordquist and Wei R. Chen},
  journal={Journal of Physics: Conference Series},
  year={2011},
  volume={276},
  pages={012023}
}
Laser immunotherapy (LIT) was developed for the treatment of metastatic tumors. It combines local selective photothermal interaction and active immunological stimulation to induce a long-term, systemic anti-tumor immunity. During the past sixteen years, LIT has been advanced from bench-top to bedside, with promising outcomes. In our pre-clinical and preliminary clinical studies, LIT has demonstrated the capability in inducing immunological responses, which not only can eradicate the treated… 

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