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Photoditazine mediated chemosensitized blood photomodification: advanced tumor treatment preliminary results
Author(s): M. L. Gelfond; D. V. Vassiliev
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Paper Abstract

Beside the classical photodynamic therapy (PDT) procedure, another possible mode of PDT treatment exists. In the latter case the light does not have to be delivered directly to tumor as soon as it is not always technically possible. In some cases systemic cytotoxic effects of photomodified blood can cause tumor damage. Possibly this happens due to apoptosis induction. These observations broaden possible PDT applications significantly.

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Date Published: 7 December 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5973, Current Research on Laser Use in Oncology: 2000-2004, 59730X (7 December 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.640216
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M. L. Gelfond, N.N. Petrov Institute of Oncology (Russia)
D. V. Vassiliev, N.N. Petrov Institute of Oncology (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5973:
Current Research on Laser Use in Oncology: 2000-2004
Andrei V. Ivanov; Mishik A. Kazaryan, Editor(s)

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