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Glossary: light-emitting diode therapy, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

light-emitting diode therapy

(lite-ee-MIH-ting DY-ode THAYR-uh-pee)

Treatment with drugs that become active and may kill cancer cells when exposed to light. Light-emitting diode therapy is type of photodynamic therapy which uses a special type of light to activate the drug. Also called LED therapy.