Photodynamic therapy for cancerPhototherapy; Photochemotherapy; Photoradiation therapy; Cancer of the esophagus - photodynamic; Esophageal cancer - photodynamic; Lung cancer - photodynamic
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) uses a medicine together with a special type of light to kill cancer cells.
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