Chapter 22. Future Trends in Cancer Therapeutics

  1. Sotiris Missailidis
  1. Sotiris Missailidis

Published Online: 7 NOV 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch22

Anticancer Therapeutics

Anticancer Therapeutics

How to Cite

Missailidis, S. (2008) Future Trends in Cancer Therapeutics, in Anticancer Therapeutics (ed S. Missailidis), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470697047.ch22

Editor Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemistry and Analytical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 NOV 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723036

Online ISBN: 9780470697047

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Keywords:

  • cancer therapeutics - future trends;
  • industry focus and personalized medicines;
  • liposomes and delivery systems;
  • gene-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (GDEPT);
  • antibody directed enzyme prodrug therapy;
  • virus-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (VDEPT);
  • polymer-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (PDEPT);
  • lectin-directed enzyme-activated prodrug therapy (LEAPT);
  • clostridial-directed enzyme prodrug therapy (CDEPT)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Personalized Medicines

  • Delivery Systems

  • Closing Remarks