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Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy / Edition 1

Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy / Edition 1

by Challa S. S. R. Kumar


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ISBN-13: 9783527313860
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/18/2006
Series: Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences Series , #6
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 434
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 9.67(h) x 1.05(d)

About the Author

Challa Kumar is currently the Group Leader of Nanofabrication at the Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices (CAMD), Baton Rouge, USA. His research interests are in developing novel synthetic methods for functional nanomaterials and innovative therapeutic, diagnostic and sensory tools based on nanotechnology. He has eight years of industrial R&D experience working for Imperial Chemical Industries and United Breweries prior to joining CAMD. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, an international peer reviewed journal published by American Scientific Publishers, and the series editor for the ten-volume book series Nanotechnologies for the Life Sciences (NtLS) published by Wiley-VCH. He worked at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Munich, Germany, as a post doctoral fellow and at the Max Planck Institute for Carbon Research in Mülheim, Germany, as an invited scientist. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in synthetic organic chemistry from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Prashanti Nilayam, India.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Conventional chemotherapeutic drug nanoparticles for cancer treatment by L. Serpe et al.

Chapter 2: Nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy of cancer by M.Z. Labouebe et al.

Chapter 3: Nanoparticles for Neutron Capture Therapy of Cancer by H. Ichikawa et al.

Chapter 4: Nano vehicles and high molecular weight delivery agents for Boron Neutron capture therapy by Gong Wu et al.

Chapter 5: Local cancer therapy with magnetic drug targeting using magnetic nanoparticles by C. Alexiou et al.

Chapter 6: Nanomaterials for controlled release of anticancer agents by D.K. Kim et al.

Chapter 7: Critical analysis of cancer therapy using nanomaterials by L. Juillerat et al.

Chapter 8: Nanoparticles for thermotherapy by A. Jordan

Chapter 9: Ferromagnetic filled carbon nanotubes as novel and potential containers for anticancer treatment strategies by I. Mönch et al.

Chapter 10: Lyposomes, dendrimers and other nanoparticles for targeted delivery of anticancer agents - a comparative study by Y. Zhang et al.

Chapter 11: Colloidal systems for the delivery of anticancer agents in breast cancers and multiple Myeloma by S. Maillard et al.

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