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Eukaryon

Class Year

2007

Keywords

cancer, treatment, progression, nanoparticles, chemotherapy, hyperthermia, gene therapy, Hyperthermia

Abstract

In summary, the techniques of drug delivery and hyperthermia using nanoparticles have the potential to decrease side effects while increasing the cure rate of cancer patients. These techniques promise a substantial improvement over chemotherapy and radiation. Over the next few years, if the research conducted on nanoparticles continues to find promising results, the treatment of cancer all over the world may be substantially altered. The cure for cancer may in fact be close at hand.

Disclaimer

Eukaryon is published by students at Lake Forest College, who are solely responsible for its content. The views expressed in Eukaryon do not necessarily reflect those of the College. Articles published within Eukaryon should not be cited in bibliographies. Material contained herein should be treated as personal communication and should be cited as such only with the consent of the author.

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