This paper didn't get as much attention as it deserved back in 2015 and advances have been made in the delivery of light from outside the body to effectively treat different types of cancer. The use of photobiomodulation as a direct form of stimulation to improve immune functions has been attracting considerable attention over the past 7 years for a wide range of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders as well in photodynamic therapy in oncology.
Optogenetics has created a vehicle for infrared light to trigger the release of chemotherapy drugs at the tumor site and thereby reducing medication side effects and improving treatment outcomes. Photobiomodulation will improve circulation and ATP production which can be very helpful in specific treatment protocols. Quietmind's focus has been on neurodegenerative disorders but will soon be considering a study to examine how infrared light therapy can be helpful for certain types of skin cancer.
Read here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4782038/
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Alvarez,J., Neurofeedback for treatment of 'brain fog' from chemotherapy. 8th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology. Presented November 12, 2011
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