Cancer nanotechnology: application of nanotechnology in cancer therapy

Stephen Carney

In this article, the most downloaded article of Q4 2010, Ranjita Misra, Sarbari Acharya and Sanjeeb K. Sahoo discuss the applications of nanotechnology to the treatment of cancer

The application of nanotechnology for cancer therapy has received considerable attention in recent years. Cancer nanotechnology (an interdisciplinary area of research in science, engineering and medicine) is an upcoming field with extensive applications. It provides a unique approach and comprehensive technology against cancer through early diagnosis, prediction, prevention, personalized therapy and medicine. Target-specific drug therapy and methods for early diagnosis of pathologies are the priority research areas in which nanotechnology would play a vital part. This review focuses on the approaches of cancer nanotechnology in the advancement of cancer therapy.


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DDTWC 2015 said

19 November 2014
Interesting Article...

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