"Sticking plaster" offers hope for less serious skin cancers

10/30/2006 | BBC

Researchers have developed a skin patch that adapts photodynamic therapy treatment and uses a metallic plaster with its own light source to treat non-melanoma cancer near the surface of the skin. Researchers hope to bring the new, battery-operated "sticking plaster" to market and see potential additional uses in acne and anti-aging treatments.

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