Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Interstitial Photodynamic Therapy in Treating Patients With Locally Advanced Lung Cancer

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This Phase I/Il studies the side effects of endobronchial ultrasound guided interstitial photodynamic therapy work in treating patients with lung cancer that has spread to nearby tissues or lymph nodes. Photodynamic therapy consists of injecting a light sensitive drug called a photosensitizer, such as porfimer sodium, into the vein, waiting for it to accumulate in the tumor, and then activating it with a red laser light. Giving photodynamic therapy with Porfimer sodium may reduce the tumor size in patients with lung cancer.

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Endobronchial Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle guided Interstitial Photodynamic Therapy for Palliation of Locally Advanced Lung Cancer and Advanced Cancers Obstructing the Airway -Phase I/II Study

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