Photofrin

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Title: Photofrin
Description: Photofrin absorbed by cancer cells using photodynamic therapy treatment. Studies show when photophrin ii compound is used in photosensitive drug and is absorbed by cancer cells, the cancer cells could then be destroyed upon illumination of a particular wavelength of laser light. This treatment is known as photodynamic therapy (PDT).
Topics/Categories: Treatment -- Other Interventions
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Unknown Photographer
AV Number: AV-0000-4354
Date Created: Unknown
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.