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New Method Makes It Easier to Treat Prostate and Pancreatic Cancer, Lund University Study


2/21/2012 7:52:46 AM

Laser light in combination with certain drugs - known as photodynamic therapy - can destroy cancer tumours, but is today used mostly to cure skin cancer. The reason that internal tumours are not treated with the method is that the technology does not exist to check that the precise amount of light is administered. However, software developed by researchers in atomic physics at Lund University in Sweden looks like being able to solve the problem.


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