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Nanoscale Radiation Processes Relevant to Cancer Therapy

Dr Fred Currell

  1. Recently, the addition of nanoparticles (NPs) has been proposed as a new strategy to enhance the effect of radiotherapy particularly in the treatment of aggressive tumors such as glioblastoma. The physical pro...

    Authors: Lenka Štefančíková, Erika Porcel, Pierre Eustache, Sha Li, Daniela Salado, Sergio Marco, Jean-Luc Guerquin-Kern, Matthieu Réfrégiers, Olivier Tillement, François Lux and Sandrine Lacombe
    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2014 5:6
  2. Gold nanoparticles (GNPs), have been demonstrated as effective preclinical radiosensitising agents in a range of cell models and radiation sources. These studies have also highlighted difficulty in predicted c...

    Authors: Laura E Taggart, Stephen J McMahon, Fred J Currell, Kevin M Prise and Karl T Butterworth
    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2014 5:5
  3. AGuIX nanoparticles are formed of a polysiloxane network surrounded by gadolinium chelates. They present several characteristics. They are easy to produce, they present very small hydrodynamic diameters (<5 nm...

    Authors: Géraldine Le Duc, Stéphane Roux, Amandine Paruta-Tuarez, Sandrine Dufort, Elke Brauer, Arthur Marais, Charles Truillet, Lucie Sancey, Pascal Perriat, François Lux and Olivier Tillement
    Citation: Cancer Nanotechnology 2014 5:4