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Summary for Patent: 5,079,262

Title: Method of detection and treatment of malignant and non-malignant lesions utilizing 5-aminolevulinic acid
Abstract:A method of detecting and treating malignant and non-malignant tissue abnormalities and lesions of the skin, conjunctives, respiratory, digestive and vaginal mucosa; endometrium and urothelium in which 5-aminolevulinic acid is administered to the patient in an amount sufficient to induce synthesis of protoporphyrin IX in the leisons, followed by exposure of the treated lesion to a photoactivating light in the range 350-640 nm.
Inventor(s): Kennedy; James C. (Kingston, CA), Pottier; Roy H. (Kingston, CA), Reid; Robert L. (Kingston, CA)
Assignee: Queen's University at Kingston (Kingston, CA)
Application Number:07/386,414
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