Chapter 3. Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Diagnosis and Hyperthermic Treatment

  1. Dr. Vinod Labhasetwar Ph.D. staff scientist postdoctoral fellow faculty member associate professor professor2 and
  2. Dr. Diandra L. Leslie-Pelecky Ph.D. associate professor3
  1. Robert H. Kraus Jr. and
  2. Bradford Wright

Published Online: 3 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch3

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology

How to Cite

Kraus, R. H. and Wright, B. (2007) Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Diagnosis and Hyperthermic Treatment, in Biomedical Applications of Nanotechnology (eds V. Labhasetwar and D. L. Leslie-Pelecky), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470152928.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Nebraska Center for Materials Nanoscience and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Author Information

  1. Biophysics and Quantum Physics Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 30 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471722427

Online ISBN: 9780470152928



  • magnetic nanoparticles in cancer diagnosis;
  • tumor energy transfer;
  • magnetic nanoparticle technology coupled with molecular targeting


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Concentrating Magnetic Material and Therapy

  • Localizing Nanoparticle Concentrations

  • Energy Transfer to the Tumor

  • Conclusion

  • References