Nanobiomaterials In Cancer Therapy: Applications Of Nanobiomaterials

Hardcover | April 7, 2016

byAlexandru GrumezescuEditorAlexandru Grumezescu

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Nanobiomaterials in Cancer Therapy presents the major applications of nanobiomaterials in oncology, offering an up-to-date overview of the latest research in this field. Utilizing nanobiomaterials, novel therapeutic approaches enable significant improvements in drug-loading capacity, formulation stability and drug efficiency. In this book, leading researchers from around the world share their expertise and unique insights. The book covers the fabrication methods of platforms for multimodal and combinatorial therapeutic options, along with simultaneous and real-time cancer imaging, and innovative approaches for oncology by passive or active pathways of multifunctional nanocarriers. The work also classifies and discusses engineered nanobiosystems for cancer therapy, prevention, and low cancer recurrence or relapse. This book will be of interest to postdoctoral researchers, professors and students engaged in the fields of materials science, biotechnology and applied chemistry. It will also be highly valuable to those working in industry, including pharmaceutics and biotechnology companies, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and advanced clinicians. A comprehensive resource for researchers, practitioners and students working in biomedical, biotechnological and engineering fields. A valuable guide to recent scientific progress and the latest application methods. Discusses novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in nanomedicine and nanobiology.

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Nanobiomaterials in Cancer Therapy presents the major applications of nanobiomaterials in oncology, offering an up-to-date overview of the latest research in this field. Utilizing nanobiomaterials, novel therapeutic approaches enable significant improvements in drug-loading capacity, formulation stability and drug efficiency. In this b...

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An exploration of current and emerging therapeutic, diagnostic and drug delivery applications of nanomaterials in the fields of cancer research and oncology.A comprehensive resource for researchers, practitioners and students working in biomedical, biotechnological and engineering fields.A valuable guide to recent scientific progress a...

Dr. Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu is Assistant Professor at the Department of Science and Engineering of Oxide Materials and Nanomaterials, in the Faculty of Applied Chemistry and Materials Science, with a second affiliation to the Faculty of Medical Engineering, at the Politehnica University of Bucharest in Romania. He is an experienced ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:588 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 7, 2016Publisher:William Andrew PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323428630

ISBN - 13:9780323428637

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Nanopreparations for skin cancer therapy

Chapter 2: Silver nanoparticles in cancer therapy

Chapter 3: Nanobiomaterials in cancer therapy

Chapter 4: Advances in nanobiomaterials for oncology nanomedicine

Chapter 5: Nanobiomaterials: emerging platform in cancer theranostics

Chapter 6: Nanotherapeutics promises for colorectal cancer and pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Chapter 7: Multifunctional drug nanocarriers facilitate more specific entry of therapeutic payload into tumors and control multiple drug resistance in cancer

Chapter 8: Nanoparticles as drug delivery systems of combination therapy for cancer

Chapter 9: Chitosan nanoparticles for efficient and targeted delivery of anticancer drugs

Chapter 10: Nanoformulations: a lucrative tool for protein delivery in cancer therapy

Chapter 11: Nanobiomaterial-based delivery of drugs in various cancer therapies: classifying

the mechanisms of action (using biochemical and molecular biomarkers)

Chapter 12: Dual-function nanocarriers with interfacial drug-interactive motifs for improved delivery of chemotherapeutic agents

Chapter 13: Nanotechnology for cancer therapy: invading the mechanics of cancer

Chapter 14: Hadrontherapy enhanced by combination with heavy atoms: Role of Auger effect in nanoparticles

Chapter 15: Toxicity of silver nanoparticles obtained by bioreduction as studied on malignant cells: Is it possible to create a new generation of anticancer remedies?