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|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)|
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|Country||Document Number||Publication Date|
|South Korea||0178277||Mar 20, 1999|
|Netherlands||9021172||Jul 01, 1991|
|Canada||2133741||Oct 28, 1993|
|Canada||2461070||Oct 28, 1993|
|European Patent Office||0831909||Apr 01, 1998|
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