Bridging cancer biology and the patients' needs with nanotechnology-based approaches.

  title={Bridging cancer biology and the patients' needs with nanotechnology-based approaches.},
  author={Nuno Andre Fonseca and Ana C. Greg{\'o}rio and {\^A}ngela Val{\'e}rio-Fernandes and S{\'e}rgio P Sim{\~o}es and Jo{\~a}o Nuno Moreira},
  journal={Cancer treatment reviews},
  volume={40 5},
Cancer remains as stressful condition and a leading cause of death in the western world. Actual cornerstone treatments of cancer disease rest as an elusive alternative, offering limited efficacy with extensive secondary effects as a result of severe cytotoxic effects in healthy tissues. The advent of nanotechnology brought the promise to revolutionize many fields including oncology, proposing advanced systems for cancer treatment. Drug delivery systems rest among the most successful examples of… CONTINUE READING
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