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October 5th, 2005

NCI Seminar Highlights Progress in Anticancer Nanomedicines

Abstract:
Though many observers believe that the application of nanotechnology in medicine is a recent phenomenon, "progress in the development of nano-sized hybrid therapeutics and nanosized drug delivery systems over the past decade has been remarkable," said Ruth Duncan, Ph.D., director of the center for polymer therapeutics at Cardiff University in Wales. Speaking at the most recent NCI-sponsored Nanotechnology Seminar Series, Duncan noted that routine clinical use and clinical development of nano-sized drug delivery vectors including liposomes, antibody conjugates, nanoparticles and polymer therapeutics as anticancer treatments is growing rapidly.

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