November 2001 Blog Posts (1)

Photodynamic Therapy Shows Efficacy in Head and Neck Cancers

Temoporfin-mediated photodynamic therapy represents a major advance in the treatment of head and neck cancer, yielding complete response rates comparable with those published for surgery or radiotherapy, according to phase II data reported here last week during ECCO 11, the European Cancer Conference.

Temoporfin-mediated photodynamic therapy (Foscan PDT) is an "effective and well-tolerated treatment" and can be administered without surgery, said Dr. Colin Hopper, a consultant…

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Added by Peter Hofland, PhD on November 1, 2001 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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