Abstract 3911: Imaging and treatment of brain metastatic tumors using nanopolymers.

@article{Ljubimova2013Abstract3I,
  title={Abstract 3911: Imaging and treatment of brain metastatic tumors using nanopolymers.},
  author={Julia Y. Ljubimova and Rameshwar Patil and Pallavi R. Gangalum and Shawn Wagner and Satoshi Inoue and Hui Ding and Jos{\'e} Antonio Portilla-Arias and Arthur Rekechenetskiy and Bindu Konda and Janet L. Markman and Alexandra Chesnokova and Keith L. Black and Eggehard Holler},
  journal={Cancer Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={73},
  pages={3911-3911}
}
A significant clinical problem with brain metastatic (BM) tumors is drug delivery and diagnostic imaging to verify MRI enhancement(s) for planning treatment. MRI enhancement in cancer patient9s brain may result from infection after chemotherapy that impairs immune system; metastasis from primary lung/breast cancer; or a new primary brain tumor. Unlike lung/breast, brain biopsies are often technically impossible. Most drugs or monoclonal antibodies (mAb) are effective for primary tumors but…