Low-level laser therapy ameliorates radiation dermatitis

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) ameliorated radiation dermatitis in a pilot trial conducted in 79 patients with breast cancer, known as the DERMIS trial. LLLT is a noninvasive modality that involves the application of light to injuries and lesions and promotes wound healing, the investigators explain, and the pilot study showed that it had beneficial effects on radiation dermatitis, they add.