Photothermal Therapy as an Alternative Treatment for the Clinical Management of Cancer

Photothermal Therapy as an Alternative Treatment for the Clinical Management of Cancer

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Author(s): Nicole A. Cunningham

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.861 329 902 30-32 Volume 4 - Nov 2015


Alternative medicine can commonly be thought of as the use of homeopathy, acupuncture, or herbalism. Despite this stereotype, uncharted scientific research could be considered alternative medicine. In recent years, new oncology research has arisen in the form of synthesized organic nanomaterials for photothermal ablation of cancer cells. This relatively new process has numerous benefits but has remained untapped by medical professionals thus far. Considering that the benefits of photothermal ablation far outweigh the benefits of current cancer treatment options, the practice should receive more encouragement and recognition from the scientific community.


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