Photodynamic therapy in otolaryngology--head and neck surgery.

  title={Photodynamic therapy in otolaryngology--head and neck surgery.},
  author={Gregory S. Keller and D R Doiron and Garfield Fisher},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology},
  volume={111 11},
Photodynamic therapy utilizes a photosensitizing drug, hematoporphyrin derivative, and laser light to diagnose and treat cancer. We used treatment and diagnostic instrumentation and techniques developed during the last seven years to treat 31 patients over the last two years. Diffuse, superficial tumors of the head and neck responded well to photodynamic… CONTINUE READING