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Case Study - Breakthrough Treatment for HPV and Cervical Pre-Cancer

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Breakthrough light activated drug device investigated for treatment of HPV and cervical pre-cancer.
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Case Study - Breakthrough Treatment for HPV and Cervical Pre-Cancer

  1. 1. The approach This is the first therapeutic treatment that uses advanced LED technology in a self-powered, disposable device which can be deployed inside a body cavity. The device contains a LED light source that in combination with a medicinal product initiates a photochemical reaction in exposed tissue. The end result “This is the first ever non-surgical treatment for HPV and precancerous lesions of the cervix to be successfully developed. If this sophisticated and breakthrough device is accepted, it will make way for a new era in cervical cancer treatment that will not only minimise patient risk and suffering but could also help reduce the burden of HPV on healthcare systems.” Dr. Peter Hillemanns, Professor and Chairman at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Medical University Hannover and Principal investigator for the trial Photocure Breakthrough light activated drug device investigated for treatment of HPV and cervical pre-cancer

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