W8MD Diet | COVID-19 portal | Vitamin D | Vaccine | Keto

WikiMD is the world's largest medical encyclopedia with
14,020 pages, 4,158,213 edits & 43,222,920 views.

Free unbiased diet, health and wellness info!

Porfimer sodium

From WikiMD's free health, diet & wellness encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

(POR-fih-mer SOH-dee-um) A drug used to treat some types of cancer. When absorbed by cancer cells and exposed to light, porfimer sodium becomes active and kills the cancer cells. It is a type of photodynamic therapy agent. Also called Photofrin.

Learn more about Porfimer sodium

Latest research - Porfimer sodium

PubMed
Clinical trials

External links

Wikipedia
Medicine icon
Medicine icon

This WikiMD article Porfimer sodium is a stub. If you are familiar with the topic Porfimer sodium, you can help us. Paid editors welcome!

 

Porfimer sodium is part of WikiMD's free ^articles!

^Porfimer sodium (article) is provided for informational purposes only. No expressed or implied warranties as to the validity of content.
WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice. By accessing and using WikiMD you agree to the terms of use.
Templates etc. when imported from Wikipedia, are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. See full disclaimers.
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's physician weight loss program can HELP. Tele medicine available