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Interstitial photodynamic therapy for cancers of cavum oris, skin, and cervix
Author(s): Chaoying Zeng; Dong Yang; Kaihua Wang; Qingqing Cao
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Paper Abstract

Interstitial photodynamic therapy, in which the straight cut optical fiber was directly inserted into tumors and the insertion points were rationally arranged on an entire lesion area, was performed on 31 oral cancers, 6 skin cancers, and 4 cervix cancers in 41 patients. A highly satisfactory rate of complete response (90%) was obtained via only one treatment. And no severe complication occurred in any of the treatments. The follow-up record for 33 cases with a CR curative effect shows 12 cases have survived free of tumor more than 4 years and only 5 cases relapsed within a year. In this paper, the factors affecting therapeutic effectiveness and the selection of indication are discussed.

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Date Published: 5 March 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1616, International Conference on Photodynamic Therapy and Laser Medicine, (5 March 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.136998
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Chaoying Zeng, Xiamen Univ. (China)
Dong Yang, Xiamen Univ. (China)
Kaihua Wang, Xiamen Univ. (China)
Qingqing Cao, First Hospital of Xiamen (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1616:
International Conference on Photodynamic Therapy and Laser Medicine
Junheng Li, Editor(s)

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