Nanotechnology for Cancer Therapy

Edited by

Mansoor M. Amiji

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Nanotechnology in cancer therapy / edited by Mansoor M. Amiji. p.; cm. "A CRC title."

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-8493-7194-3 (hardcover: alk. paper) ISBN-10:0-8493-7194-5 (hardcover: alk. paper)

1. Cancer. 2. Nanotechnology. 3. Drug targeting. 4. Antineoplastic agents. I. Amiji, Mansoor M. [DNLM: 1. Neoplasms—therapy. 2. Drug Delivery Systems. 3. Nanotechnology. 4. Neoplasms-diagnosis. QZ 266 N186 2007]

RC262.N22 2007

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To the loving memory of my dad, Mustafa Amiji, and to my mom, Shirin Amiji

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