Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer with Photodynamic Therapy

  • Robert BissonnetteEmail author


Photodynamic therapy with ALA or MAL is safe and effective for the treatment and prevention of actinic keratoses. This modality has several advantages over 5-FU and imiquimod and its use should expand in the coming years with the wider availability of both photosensitizers.


Skin Cancer Basal Cell Carcinoma Light Exposure Actinic Keratose Skin Cancer Prevention 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Innovaderm ResearchMontrealCanada

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