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Photodynamic Therapy

In photodynamic therapy (PDT) tumor tissue is sensitized with a light active drug which will accumulate in tumor cells and is then activated by a laser light. The activated drug destroys tumor cells. Because the laser light is not able to penetrate tissue beneath the skin, this therapy is successful predominantly in smaller superficial tumors and skin lesions.
Photodynamic therapy is given in one session, which lasts about one day. It can be repeated if needed.

PDT Laser

PDT vor und nach

Information about photodynamic therapy