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Scottish Photodynamic Therapy Centre (The)

The Scottish PDT Centre became operational in 2001. The Centre has the primary objective of providing Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) for cancer and pre-malignant conditions affecting a range of organs, and promoting the use and development of photodiagnosis (PD) for early detection of cancer.

The Centre has carried out over 12,000 treatments treating patients from all over Scotland and from elsewhere in the UK and abroad.

Medi-Lase is a registered charity and home of the Scottish PDT Centre. They have supported work carried out in the Scottish PDT Centre, Dundee, and in other hospitals throughout Scotland.


Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
Photodiagnosis (PD)

Last Updated:26/02/2024
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Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
A photosensitising (light activated) drug is first administered to patients followed by irradiation of cancerous tissue with laser light, which converts the drug into a powerful cytotoxic (cell destroying) agent.

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