Gold nanoparticles enlighten the future of cancer theranostics

@inproceedings{Guo2017GoldNE,
  title={Gold nanoparticles enlighten the future of cancer theranostics},
  author={Jianfeng Guo and Kamil Rahme and Yan He and Lin-Lin Li and Justin D Holmes and Caitriona M. O’Driscoll},
  booktitle={International journal of nanomedicine},
  year={2017}
}
Development of multifunctional nanomaterials, one of the most interesting and advanced research areas in the field of nanotechnology, is anticipated to revolutionize cancer diagnosis and treatment. Gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) are now being widely utilized in bio-imaging and phototherapy due to their tunable and highly sensitive optical and electronic properties (the surface plasmon resonance). As a new concept, termed "theranostics," multifunctional AuNPs may contain diagnostic and therapeutic… CONTINUE READING
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