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Photodynamic therapy using infrared could improve mesothelioma patient outcomes

11 Jan 2017 by under Research/Treatment

research test tubes 100x100 Photodynamic therapy using infrared could improve mesothelioma patient outcomes Research supports multimodal therapy, using various treatment tactics, when treating mesothelioma. The deadly cancer, associated with exposure to fibers, can affect the lining of the lungs, heart or abdomen, and due to a long latency period, mesothelioma is often hard to detect until it has progressed to its later stages, making treatment difficult. Multimodal therapy often includes combinations of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, but it can also include a possibly unexpected tool: light. (more…)