Background and Aim:
Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer .Photodynamic therapy _as a novel
, non-invasive therapeutic approach _may be considered a valuable strategy. This study was
designed with the aim of the evaluation of efficacy of PDT in treatment of BCC and
recurrence rate after 6 months .
Materials and Methods:
This was a clinical trial which was done on 28 BCCs. Patients were treated with ALA-PDT
monthly for 1-6 sessions and evaluated for clinical response,cosmetic results,recurrence
rate and probable side effects.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
response rate at the end of therapy protocol (regarding tumor diameter and/or pathologic examination)
zohreh Tehranchi-nia, assist.prof.
skin research center
Iran: Ethics Committee
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