temoporfin

temoporfin

A drug used in photodynamic therapy in the palliative treatment of advanced squamous cell carcinoma of head or neck. A brand name is Foscan.
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Tumor selectivity at short times following systemic administration of a liposomal temoporfin formulation in a murine tumor model," Photochemistry and Photobiology, vol.
Second-generation photosensitizers include 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA), benzoporphyrin derivative (BPD), lutetium texaphyrin, temoporfin (mTHPC), tinethyletiopurpurin(SnET2), and talaporfin sodium (LS11).
Second generation include 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA), benzoporphyrin derivatives (BPD), temoporfin (mTHPC) and talaporphin sodium (LS11).