This is a unique method for treating different pathologies, including precancerous and cancerous pathologies, that uses laser beams of different wavelengths.
The method can be applied in the preoperative period, during the surgery, and also after the surgery. The latter is important as a preventative measure to minimize the risks of recurrence and to increase the efficiency of the operation.
PDT is possible in combination with radiation or chemotherapy, and some other methods of treatment.
PDT showed its efficiency in treatment of different types of cancer at early stages.
One of the indications for PDT is palliative care in order to recover the passability of canals and ducts in the body when their gaps have narrowed. It can reduce pain, increase the quality of life of seriously ill patients, and sometimes even inhibit the growth of unresectable tumours or the process of metastasis.
The use of PDT in conjunction with diagnostic procedures allows for the collection of critical information about the extent of the cancer process.
The most important effect of the method in cancer treatment
The most important effect of this procedure in the treatment of cancer diseases is the selective accumulation of a special drug in tissues damaged by the ailment. After the introduction of the medicine, controlled laser beams affect necessary zones, leading to the destruction of atypical cells. At the same time, healthy cells are not endangered.
PDT is contraindicated for:
There is no need for a patient to prepare for this procedure. The doctor’s aim is to assign necessary tests, resolve the issue of reasonability of PDT conduction, choose a suitable drug, determine the intensity of radiation and its duration.
Onco.Rehab applies an advanced method of PDT: Activation lymphotropic photodynamic therapy (ALPDT).
To get a consultation/hospitalization in OOO “Onkoklinika” you should go to the clinic residence (oncology clinic) at the place of your and take a reference (057-U) with the signature of your treating doctor and the seal of the medical organization.
The manager contacts patients just after the concilium of doctors (every Thursday) where the specialists look through all the documents and make a decision about the necessary treatment.