Post 5: Photodynamic therapy:

Post 5:

Photodynamic therapy:

It’s a type of targeted cancer therapy in which we first give radiosensitizer (eg. which accumulates in targeted tumor cells after which we give specific wavelengths of light, that acts on radiosensitizer and generates free radical to kill tumor cells.

Examples of radiosensitizer: Porfimer sodium(photofrin) for carcinoma

Latest is Verteporfin for ARMD