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Diagnosing and Treating Brain Tumors Using Nanoparticles

Nanomedicine is a portmanteau word that combines nanotechnology and medicine. Nanotechnology is a relatively new field in the science realm, as it was first postulated in the late 1950s. As technology continues to evolve at an unprecedented rate, it has enabled scientists to make significant stride ...

Cancer and Nanotechnology

DiagnosisCurrently, there are many methods in use for the diagnosis of Cancer. The most adapted methods are imaging techniques such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Computed Tomography etc. even though Endoscopy is also used in some cases. But imaging techniques may not identify all the cancer tissue ...

Nanotechnology Cancer Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy for cancer involves trying to train the immune system to locate and fight cancer cells.  Given that most current cancer therapies involve killing all rapidly-multiplying cells, resulting in major side effects, specified killing of cancer cells is extremely desirable.  Howeve ...