European Guidelines for Topical Photodynamic Therapy Part 1: Treatment Delivery and Current Indications – Actinic Keratoses, Bowen’s Disease, Basal Cell Carcinoma

This is a clinical practice guideline for the delivery of topical photodynamic therapy (PDT) for certain non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC). This guideline also considers the use of PDT in non-hyperkeratotic actinic keratoses, Bowen’s disease, superficial basal cell carcinomas (BCC) and in certain thin nodular BCC. Additional topics discussed include: PDT photosensitizers, light sources and dosimetry, lesion preparation, as well as the potential adverse effects of PDT.