Back Home

CancerHelp®

Definition:

Laser therapy (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.

Go Back

CancerHelp Online © 2016