What does PDT mean in Oncology?

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PhotoDynamic Therapy

PDT is a treatment for cancer and other cell disease involving three key components: a photosensitizer, light, and tissue oxygen.

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What does PDT mean?

photodynamic therapy(Noun)
A treatment for some forms of cancer and some skin disorders, involving the use of photosensitive chemicals, and controlled and directed laser beams.

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