by Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu (Editor), Anton Ficai (Editor)
Nanostructures for Cancer Therapy discusses the available preclinical and clinical nanoparticle technology platforms and their impact on cancer therapy, including current trends and developments in the use of nanostructured materials in chemotherapy and chemotherapeutics.
In particular, coverage is given to the applications of gold nanoparticles and quantum dots in cancer therapies. In addition to the multifunctional nanomaterials involved in the treatment of cancer, other topics covered include nanocomposites that can target tumoral cells and the release of antitumoral therapeutic agents.
The book is an up-to-date overview that covers the inorganic and organic nanostructures involved in the diagnostics and treatment of cancer.
- Provides an examination of nanoparticle delivery systems for cancer treatment, illustrating how the use of nanotechnology can help provide more effective chemotherapeutic treatments
- Examines, in detail, the different types of nanomaterials used in cancer therapy, also explaining the effect of each
- Provides a cogent overview of recent developments in the use of nanostructured materials in chemotherapeutics, allowing readers to quickly familiarize themselves with this area
- Series: Micro and Nano Technologies
- Hardcover: 920 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier; 1 edition (April 28, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0323461441
- ISBN-13: 978-0323461443
- Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 2.8 x 9.2 inches