Taiwanese Researchers Aim to Replace Lasers with LEDs in Cancer Surgery.
LEDs to replace expensive laser lights in cancer surgery, reported CTimes. The professor announced her findings at a press conference held by Taiwan’s Ministry of Technology on Wednesday. Taiwan has been importing laser devices manufactured in U.S., but the lasers can cost up to NT$ 1.5 million per unit (US $ 45,765.19). The R&D project launched by Hsu aims to initiate the efficacy and performance of LED light sources on photodynamic therapy results.