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Combination of photodynamic therapy and x-irradiation: a study on 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) radiomodifying properties
Author(s): Zivile Luksiene; Kristian Berg; Johan Moan
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Paper Abstract

Five-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) is being used in clinical photodynamic therapy. We have investigated if ALA has any modifying effects on x rays and found that at concentrations more than 1 mM it exerts a slight radiosensitizing effect on WiDr cells in culture.

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Date Published: 12 January 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2325, Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer II, (12 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.199159
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Zivile Luksiene, Lithuanian Oncological Ctr. (Lithuania)
Kristian Berg, Norwegian Radium Hospital (Norway)
Johan Moan, Norwegian Radium Hospital (Norway)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2325:
Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer II
Daniel Brault; Giulio Jori; Johan Moan; Benjamin Ehrenberg, Editor(s)

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