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Bionanotechnology in Cancer

Diagnosis and Therapy, 1st Edition

By Sakthi Kumar, Srivani Veeranarayanan, Aswathy Ravindran Girija

Pan Stanford

600 pages

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pub: 2019-03-31
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Description

Cancer research world is positively looking to bio-nanotechnology to find best solutions for a complete cure from cancer, which is not possible with current established treatment methods and nowadays lot of research work is going on in this field. However, during the past more than one decades of our research in the “Nano imaging and drug delivery” field against cancer, though the authors came across many interesting papers and reviews, the authors couldn’t see a highly useful book, which can provide very concise but still discussing all fields that related to nano cancer research in diagnosis and Drug delivery. To fill this vacuum, the authors bring forward the book “Bio Nanotechnology in Cancer: Diagnosis and Therapy”. This book has been mainly divided into two parts primarily to accommodate the latest bio-nano research in the cancer related field; namely, Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics and having 12 Chapters in total. This book starts with an Introduction chapter to provide the back ground of Cancer and Cancer therapy.

Table of Contents

Cancer Biology, Solid Tumor Physiology and Nano Based Anticancer Strategies. Radiolabeled Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis. Magnetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis. Acoustically Reflective Nanoparticles for Tumor Diagnosis. X-Ray Computed Tomography and Nanomaterials as Contrast Agents for Tumor Diagnosis. Optical Nanoprobes for Diagnosis. Nanomaterials in Chemotherapy. Nanoparticles in Immunotherapy Against Cancer. Nano Mediated Genetherapy – siRNA Delivery. Phototherapy Using Nanomaterials. Nanomagnets and Magnetic Hyperthermia. Multifunctional Nanomaterial Based Theranostics.

About the Authors

Prof. D. Sakthi Kumar is currently working as Deputy Director of Bio Nano Electronics Research Centre (BNERC) and as Professor in Graduate School of Interdisciplinary New Science, Toyo University, Kawagoe, Saitama, Japan.

Dr. Srivani Veeranarayanan is currently working as a Post Doctoral Researcher at Bio Nano Electronics Research Center (BNERC), Toyo University, Japan.

Dr Aswathy Ravindran Girija is currently working as Research Fellow at Future Industries Research Institute, University of South Australia, Australia. She received her PhD in Life Science (specialization in BioNano Science Fusion) from Toyo University, Japan in 2012.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
MED080000
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS
TEC059000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical