Advantages of liposomal delivery systems for anthracyclines.

  title={Advantages of liposomal delivery systems for anthracyclines.},
  author={Theresa M. Allen and Francis J. O. Martin},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  volume={31 6 Suppl 13},
Liposomes, closed vesicular structures consisting of one or more lipid bilayers, have generated a great deal of interest as drug delivery vehicles. In particular, they have been investigated for their ability to improve the delivery of chemotherapeutic agents to tumors, in efforts to increase therapeutic efficacy and decrease toxicity to normal cells. Development of liposomal chemotherapeutic agents has, in the past, been hindered primarily by the rapid uptake of liposomes by the… CONTINUE READING
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