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Photodynamic Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer

PDT is increasingly being recognized as an attractive alternative treatment for various cancers. PDT requires a photosensitizing drug, light of a specific wavelength, and oxygen. Upon absorption of photons, the drug generates toxic singlet oxygen species that react with nearby lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. The primary role of PDT is to kill cancer cells […]

Image-guided Focal Therapy of Prostate Cancer

Focal therapy is an emerging treatment modality for clinically localized prostate cancer. Instead of treating the whole prostate, such as radical prostatectomy and external beam radiation therapy, focal therapy is to treat the localized, low-risk tumor lesions with the aims of reducing mortality, reducing side effects, reducing treatment costs, and improving the quality of life […]