Oncology & Cancer

Vascular targeted photodynamic tx aids low-risk prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—For men with low-risk prostate cancer, vascular targeted photodynamic therapy achieves an 82 percent rate of absent clinically significant cancer in treated lobes, according to a study published in the August ...

Surgery

Two-step irradiance better for condyloma acuminatum

(HealthDay)—For patients with condyloma acuminatum (CA), a two-step irradiance schedule is associated with a significantly greater reduction in pain during treatment than single-dose cold compress, according to a study ...

Oncology & Cancer

A unique amino acid for brain cancer therapy

Photodynamic therapy is often used to treat brain tumors because of its specificity—it can target very small regions containing cancerous cells while sparing the normal cells around it from damage. It works by injecting ...

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