Photodynamic therapy for prostate cancer—a review of current status and future promise

@article{Moore2009PhotodynamicTF,
  title={Photodynamic therapy for prostate cancer—a review of current status and future promise},
  author={Caroline M. Moore and Doug Pends{\'e} and Mark Emberton},
  journal={Nature Clinical Practice Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={6},
  pages={18-30}
}
Debate is ongoing about the treatment of organ-confined prostate cancer, particularly in men who have low-risk disease detected by PSA screening. A balance is needed between the harms and benefits of treatment. New techniques are being developed that aim to offer similar treatment effects to current radical therapies, while reducing the associated harmful effects of these treatments. In this Review, we explore the potential of one such technique, photodynamic therapy (PDT), for the treatment of… CONTINUE READING
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