laser therapy

Pronunciation: (LAY-zer THAYR-uh-pee)

Treatment that uses intense, narrow beams of light to cut and destroy tissue, such as cancer tissue. Laser therapy may also be used to reduce lymphedema (swelling caused by a buildup of lymph fluid in tissue) after breast cancer surgery.

Definition from: Cancer.gov

Date last modified: 2009-07-02Lasers in Cancer TreatmentTerapia láser para el tratamiento del cáncer