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Latest photodynamic therapy Stories

2011-06-07 00:00:33

“These abstracts clearly confirm a role of PDT in the treatment of head and neck cancer.

2011-06-06 19:21:17

Researchers from the University of Hull have discovered a way to load up nanoparticles with large numbers of light-sensitive molecules to create a more effective form of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treating cancer.

2011-06-02 22:43:16

Pleural mesothelioma patients who undergo lung-sparing surgery in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) show superior overall survival than patient treated using the conventional therapy of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) (or en bloc removal of the lung and surrounding tissue) with PDT, indicates new research from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

2011-05-13 00:00:30

“We have spent the last 70 years using and misusing antibiotics to treat and prevent common infectious diseases” stated Carolyn Cross. “Today, we have entered an era where many bacteria have developed resistance to most antibiotics, rendering many of these drugs almost useless.

2011-04-11 17:03:17

Targeted photodynamic therapy can completely eradicate some models of cancer.

2011-02-07 13:37:31

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a little bomb that promises a big bang for cancer patients.

2011-01-28 13:06:45

Light, or photodynamic, therapy can help preserve the voice and vocal cord function for patients with early stage laryngeal (voice box) cancer.

2010-10-26 14:33:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DUSA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.® (Nasdaq: DUSA), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on dermatology announced today that it has been named to Deloitte's 2010 Technology Fast 500 list.


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