Low-power photodynamic therapy induces survival signaling in perihilar cholangiocarcinoma cells

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Photodynamic therapy (PDT) of solid cancers comprises the administration of a photosensitizer followed by illumination of the photosensitizer-replete tumor with laser light. This induces a state of local oxidative stress, culminating in the destruction of tumor tissue and microvasculature and induction of an anti-tumor immune response. However, some tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12885-015-1994-2

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