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(2011)Tumors are similar to organs, with unique physiology giving rise to an unusual set of transport barriers to drug delivery. Cancer therapy is limited by nonuniform drug delivery via blood vessels, inhomogeneous drug transport ...
(Affiliation: Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, CyprusAffiliation: Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United StatesCorrespondence Address: Stylianopoulos, T.Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus, 2012)The use of nanotechnology has offered new hope for cancer detection, prevention and treatment. Nanoparticle formulations are advantageous over conventional chemotherapy because they can incorporate multiple diagnostic and ...