3. Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems for Breast Cancer Therapeutics

  1. Yashwant Pathak1 and
  2. Simon Benita2
  1. Leonor Munoz Alcivar and
  2. Yashwant Pathak

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118229019.ch3

Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems: Concepts, Technology, and Applications

Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems: Concepts, Technology, and Applications

How to Cite

Alcivar, L. M. and Pathak, Y. (2012) Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems for Breast Cancer Therapeutics, in Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery Systems: Concepts, Technology, and Applications (eds Y. Pathak and S. Benita), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118229019.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    The Institute for Drug Research of the School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 MAY 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470612811

Online ISBN: 9781118229019

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Keywords:

  • antibody-mediated drug delivery, and breast cancer therapeutics;
  • targeted therapies in breast cancer, Herceptin, Tykerb, Avastin;
  • anti-HER2 antibody–drug conjugates, against breast cancers;
  • nanotechnology drug delivery, altering pharmacological, therapeutics;
  • targeted interventions, in monotherapy and in combination

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Breast Cancer

  • Drug Delivery Systems

  • Monoclonal Antibodies

  • Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2

  • Antibody-Mediated Drug Delivery System

  • Targets for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

  • Breast Cancer Therapies

  • The Future of Breast Cancer Therapeutics

  • Other Treatment Strategies

  • Nanotechnology

  • Conclusions

  • References