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Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment

1st Edition

Edited by Hala Gali-Muhtasib, Racha Chouaib

Jenny Stanford Publishing

350 pages

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Description

In recent years, nanoparticles—bionanomaterials with specific physicochemical properties—have gained a great deal of scientific interest owing to their unique structure. Nanoparticle-based drugs are now widely regarded as a safer, more precise, and more effective mode of cancer therapy considering their ability to enhance drug bioavailability, improve site-specific drug delivery, and protect nontarget tissues from toxic therapeutic drugs.

This book compiles and details cutting-edge research in nanomedicine from an interdisciplinary team of international cancer researchers, who are currently revolutionizing drug delivery techniques through the development of nanomedicines and nanotheranostics.

Table of Contents

Nanoparticles as Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment: Applications in Targeted Therapy and Personalized Medicine

R. Chouaib et al.

Nanoparticles in Cancer Treatment: Types and Preparation Methods

J. Ahlawat et al.

The Role of Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy through Apoptosis Induction

M. Rahmati et al.

Cell Membrane-Mimetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment: What Has Been Done So far?

J. Basso et al.

Delivery of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors Using Nanoparticles

A. Shaito and H. Hajj Hassan

A Perspective of Ultrasound Related Micro-/ Nano- Cancer Therapy

Z. Tingting et al.

Applications of Nanoparticles in the Treatment of Gliomas

G. Caruso et al.

Plant-Derived Edible Nanoparticles in Cancer Drug Delivery

S. Iravani et al.

Gold Nanoparticles as Promising Agents for Cancer Therapy

N. Karaki et al.

Anti-Tumor Activity of Verbascoside Loaded Noble Metal Nanoparticles

L. Yihai et al.

Structural Investigation of Bio-Synthesized Copper Nanoparticles Using Honey

R. Kale et al.

About the Editors

Hala Gali-Muhtasib is a tenured Professor in the Department of Biology and director of the Center for Drug Discovery at American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Racha Chouaib is a researcher at the Center for Drug Discovery, American University of Beirut, and assistant professor at the Lebanese International University and the Lebanese University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI058000
SCIENCE / Radiation
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC027000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Nanotechnology & MEMS