31. Radioimmunonanoparticles for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

  1. Xiaoyuan Chen2,3
  1. Arutselvan Natarajan

Published Online: 25 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch31

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging

How to Cite

Natarajan, A. (2011) Radioimmunonanoparticles for Cancer Imaging and Therapy, in Nanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging (ed X. Chen), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470767047.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford and Bio-X Program, Department of Radiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

  2. 3

    Laboratory for Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Radiology and Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470521151

Online ISBN: 9780470767047

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Keywords:

  • radioimmunonanoparticles for cancer imaging and therapy - magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs), new opportunities in cancer imaging and therapy improving quality of MRI;
  • radionuclides in nuclear imaging and therapy - based on particle emissions (alpha, beta and Auger electrons);
  • alternative passive targeting strategy - utilizing unique tumor environment in scheme called tumor-activated prodrug therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Types of Nanomaterials Used in Cancer Imaging and Therapy

  • Radioisotopes for Cancer Imaging and Therapy

  • Ligands Used for Targeted Cancer Imaging, Diagnosis, and Therapy

  • Radionanoparticles

  • Passive Targeting Radiolabeled Nanoparticles

  • Active Targeting Radioactive Nanoparticles

  • Radiomagnetonanoparticles for Focused Cancer Therapy

  • Radioimmunonanoparticles for Hyperthermia

  • Radionanoparticles in Cancer Imaging and Diagnosis

  • Conclusion

  • References