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Nanomaterials to enhance the effect of ionizing radiation

  1. Research

    Platinum nanoparticles: an exquisite tool to overcome radioresistance

    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 ...

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

    Cancer Nanotechnology 2017 8:4

    Published on: 11 July 2017

  2. Review

    Application of nanotechnology to cancer radiotherapy

    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...

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

    Cancer Nanotechnology 2016 7:11

    Published on: 19 December 2016

  3. Review

    Gold nanoparticles for cancer radiotherapy: a 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...

    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

    Cancer Nanotechnology 2016 7:8

    Published on: 3 November 2016