Biodegradable, polymeric nanoparticle delivery systems for cancer therapy

Nanotechnology has the potential to impact the treatment of cancer significantly

Eric M Pridgen

2007

Scholarcy highlights

  • Nanotechnology has the potential to impact the treatment of cancer significantly
  • This review will explore how this potential is beginning to be realized through the design of polymeric nanoparticle delivery systems
  • Current research is focused on developing biocompatible nanoparticles capable of targeting specific cancer markers and delivering imaging and therapeutic agents for the detection and treatment of cancer, resulting in a number of preclinical and clinical applications
  • The authors have no other relevant affiliations or financial involvement with any organization or entity with a financial interest in or financial conflict with the subject matter or materials discussed in the manuscript apart from those disclosed

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