Novel photodynamic therapy method can eradicate ocular melanoma, study shows

Researchers at the Optics and Photonics Research Center (CePOF) in Brazil and collaborators at the University of Toronto and Princess Margaret Cancer Center in Canada have reported for the first time the effective use of a specific type of phototherapy to eradicate ocular melanoma in mice. Based on a pulsed laser, the technique involves the application of a large amount of light in a short period of time to activate a drug.

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