Approval Status: Approved January 1998
Treatment for: Non-small cell lung cancer
Areas: Cancer & Oncology
QLT PhotoTherapeutics' light-activated drug Photofrin (porfimer sodium) was approved for injection in treating early-stage, microinvasive lung cancer. It is approved for use in patients with microinvasive endobronchial non-small cell lung cancer at an early stage, for whom surgery and radiotherapy are not indicated.
Photofrin Drug Information
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