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A short-term follow-up study of photodynamic therapy on 23 cases of malignant tumors
Author(s): Zhuo-Zheng Huang; Chuang Chen; Rongning Yang; Ying Zhao
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Paper Abstract

Objective: To summarize the PDT short-term effect on malignant tumors. Method: Made follow-up observation and analysis of 23 cases of various kinds and different stages malignant tumors received photodynamic therapy. Results: Within the 23 cases, through 1-6 months follow-up, the results of tumor lesions treated by PDT are as follows: 15 cases revealed CR, 8 cases had PR and 5 patients died of other causes, nothing involving PDT. Of the 23 cases, 6 early stage tumor patients showed complete remission and no relapse occurred in the follow-up period; 17 cases of advanced stage patients revealed CR or PR effective results. Conclusion: The confined lesion of early stage malignant tumors can be cured by PDT, the advanced stage malignant tumor cases can also present good short-term effect or palliative results. So, PDT is one of the effective therapies for malignant tumors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2006
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5967, 2004 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery, 59670T (11 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.639209
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Zhuo-Zheng Huang, Guangxi Medical Univ. (China)
Chuang Chen, Guangxi Medical Univ. (China)
Rongning Yang, Guangxi Medical Univ. (China)
Ying Zhao, Guangxi Medical Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5967:
2004 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery
Jing Zhu, Editor(s)

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