British Journal of Cancer - Volume 83, issue 5

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Electronic ISSN
1532-1827
Print ISSN
0007-0920

Abstract

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a promising treatment modality for head and neck, and other tumours, using drugs activated by light. A second generation drug, 5-aminolaevulinic acid (5-ALA), is a precursor of the active photosensitizer protoporphyrin IX (PpIX) and has fewer side-effects and much mo

Journal: British Journal of Cancer, vol. 83, no. 5, 2000