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Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 809409, 5 pages
Neoadjuvant Use of Photodynamic Therapy in Basal Cell and Squamous Cell Carcinomas of the Face
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada N6A 5W9
Received 31 January 2011; Accepted 8 April 2011
Academic Editor: M. Alaibac
Copyright © 2011 Goran Jeremic et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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