New directions in photodynamic therapy

28-29 October 1987, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Publisher: SPIE in Bellingham, Wash., USA

Written in English
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  • Cancer -- Photochemotherapy -- Congresses.,
  • Phototherapy -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementDouglas C. Neckers, chair/editor ; sponsored by SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering.
SeriesProceedings of SPIE--the International Society for Optical Engineering ;, v. 847
ContributionsNeckers, Douglas C., Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC271.P43 N48 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 212 p. :
Number of Pages212
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Open LibraryOL2412350M
ISBN 100892528826
LC Control Number87063193

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Relevant Topics. BUFFALO, NY--In Januarythe Food and Drug Administration approved photodynamic therapy (PDT) using the sensitizer porfimer sodium (Photofrin) for the treatment of early-stage lung cancer.

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