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National Medical Laser Centre

The National Medical Laser Centre is a translational research facility where scientific and clinical researchers combine forces to translate academic developments into actual real-world benefits for patients. Our primary focus is on understanding how light can affect biological tissues, allowing us to solve conditions such as cancer and pre-cancerous abnormalities with innovative and pioneering techniques.

National Medical Laser Centre
1st Floor, Charles Bell House
67-73 Riding House Street
London W1W 7EJ


The NMLC has an outstanding reputation worldwide for its research on the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in treatment of dysplasia and cancer of the mouth, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, bile duct, and other organs. The NMLC has also pioneered research in the use of Elastic Scattering Spectroscopy (optical biopsy), a minimally invasive technique which has the potential to detect cancer and dysplasia in a range of organs.

NMLC News

Caution regarding unproven treatments

The National Medical Laser Centre is most concerned that all our work should be to the highest possible standards. More...

Published: Jan 22, 2013 12:46:06 PM