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Acoustically activated release of estrone-targeted liposomes used for breast cancer treatment
Chemotherapy is frequently used in cancer treatment. However, side effects associated with this type of treatment are often detrimental to the patient's health. This thesis discusses a novel approach of delivering a cytotoxic ...
Ultrasound triggered release of Trastuzumab-conjugated immunoliposomes targeting breast cancer
Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in this era. Since conventional treatment has many side effects, its use is limited, which augments the need for new smart drug delivery systems, such as nanocarriers, capable of ...
The Use of Transferrin and Ultrasound in Cancer Treatment
Site-specific drug delivery represents an attractive approach in cancer treatment to reduce the undesirable side-effects of anticancer therapeutics and increase the accumulation of drugs at tumor sites. Surface modification ...
Ultrasonic-Activated Micellar Drug Delivery for Cancer Treatment
(Wiley InterSciences, 2008)
The use of nanoparticles and ultrasound in medicine continues to evolve. Great strides have been made in the areas of producing micelles, nanoemulsions, and solid nanoparticles that can be used in drug delivery. An effective ...
Doxorubicin-encapsulated Albumin liposomes with acoustic triggering for cancer treatment
With cancer being the leading cause of death worldwide, increasing economic and social resources are being directed by researchers and healthcare professionals to treat the disease, or at least provide palliative care to ...