Susan's Transplant Video is on You Tube

Susan Burroughs, the Founder of Cystic Fibrosis-Reaching Out Foundation has now put her transplant video on You Tube. To see the video please go to and search "Susan Burroughs".

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


Susan Burroughs during Photopheris treatment in
Birmingham August 2008

Photopheris is a therapeutic technique in which a patient’s lymphocytes (white blood cells) are
collected by a blood separation device. The lymphocytes are then exposed to ultraviolet light in combination with the drug 8-Methozypsorlen. This drug is a photosensitizing agent which becomes active when it is exposed to ultraviolet light. After this exposure, the lymphocytes
are returned to the patient. These treated cells stimulate the immune system to attack
the cells causing the problem. The process is similar to an auto vaccination.

By: Susan Burrough

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