Patterns of recurrence in patients treated with photodynamic therapy for intraperitoneal carcinomatosis and sarcomatosis.

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the patterns of recurrence in patients treated with Photofrin-mediated intraperitoneal photodynamic therapy (IP PDT). Sixty-six patients with gastrointestinal cancers, ovarian cancers, and sarcomas have been enrolled to date and 51 patients underwent IP PDT. Photofrin, 2.5 mg/kg, was administered intravenously 48 h… CONTINUE READING