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Nanomaterials to enhance the effect of ionizing radiation

  1. Content type: Research

    The combined use of radiation therapy and chemotherapy is commonly being used in cancer treatment. The side effects of the treatment can be further minimized through targeted delivery of anticancer drugs and l...

    Authors: Celina Yang, Kyle Bromma, Caterina Di Ciano-Oliveira, Gaetano Zafarana, Monique van Prooijen and Devika B. Chithrani

    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2018 9:4

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    Small metallic nanoparticles are proposed as potential nanodrugs to optimize the performances of radiotherapy. This strategy, based on the enrichment of tumours with nanoparticles to amplify radiation effects ...

    Authors: Sha Li, Erika Porcel, Hynd Remita, Sergio Marco, Matthieu Réfrégiers, Murielle Dutertre, Fabrice Confalonieri and Sandrine Lacombe

    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2017 8:4

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  3. Content type: Review

    Radiotherapy has been an integral treatment modality for cancer. The field arose from and progressed through innovations in physics, engineering, and biology. The evolution of radiation oncology will rely on t...

    Authors: Yu Mi, Zhiying Shao, Johnny Vang, Orit Kaidar-Person and Andrew Z. Wang

    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2016 7:11

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  4. Content type: Review

    Radiotherapy is currently used in around 50% of cancer treatments and relies on the deposition of energy directly into tumour tissue. Although it is generally effective, some of the deposited energy can advers...

    Authors: Kaspar Haume, Soraia Rosa, Sophie Grellet, Małgorzata A. Śmiałek, Karl T. Butterworth, Andrey V. Solov’yov, Kevin M. Prise, Jon Golding and Nigel J. Mason

    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2016 7:8

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