Brain cancer diagnosis and therapy with nanoplatforms.

@article{Koo2006BrainCD,
  title={Brain cancer diagnosis and therapy with nanoplatforms.},
  author={Yong-Eun Lee Koo and G Ramachandra Reddy and Mahaveer Swaroop Bhojani and Randy Schneider and Martin A. Philbert and Alnawaz Rehemtulla and Brian D. Ross and Raoul Kopelman},
  journal={Advanced drug delivery reviews},
  year={2006},
  volume={58 14},
  pages={1556-77}
}
Treatment of brain cancer remains a challenge despite recent improvements in surgery and multimodal adjuvant therapy. Drug therapies of brain cancer have been particularly inefficient, due to the blood-brain barrier and the non-specificity of the potentially toxic drugs. The nanoparticle has emerged as a potential vector for brain delivery, able to overcome the problems of current strategies. Moreover, multi-functionality can be engineered into a single nanoplatform so that it can provide tumor… CONTINUE READING

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