6. Targeted Nanoparticles in Radiotherapy

  1. Yashwant Pathak1 and
  2. Simon Benita2
  1. Misty Muscarella and
  2. Yashwant Pathak

Published Online: 23 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118229019.ch6

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

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

How to Cite

Muscarella, M. and Pathak, Y. (2012) Targeted Nanoparticles in Radiotherapy, 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.ch6

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:

  • targeted NPs in radiotherapy;
  • nanotechnology and biotechnology, biosystems' composition, function;
  • nanotechnology, novel changes in therapy, diagnostics in cancer;
  • nanotargeted radionuclides for cancer therapy, and imaging;
  • RF field-induced thermal cytotoxicity, with florescent NPs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nanoparticles

  • Radiotherapy

  • Nanoparticles in Radiotherapy

  • Current and Future Developments with Nanotechnology in Radiotherapy

  • Conclusions

  • References