Blue Light Therapy: Possible Cancer Treatment? – University Health News

A relatively easy procedure, blue light therapy has successfully treated multiple conditions, including cancer, actinic keratosis (a type of superficial skin cancer), and acne. More commonly known as photodynamic therapy (PDT), blue light therapy works often as well as surgery or radiation therapy. Plus, it doesn’t cause awful side-effects.

Blue light therapy works with a photosensitizing agent to destroy damaged cells (i.e. those with cancer). Therefore, blue light therapy involves two elements to work properly:

Blue Light Therapy: Possible Cancer Treatment? – University Health News