Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Cancer Theragnosis

Seulki Lee, Ick Chan Kwon, Kwangmeyung Kim

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterpeer-review

6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNanoplatform-Based Molecular Imaging
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9780470521151
StatePublished - 25 May 2011


  • Multifunctional nanoparticles for cancer theragnosis - a new concept in next-generation cancer treatment, combining early-stage diagnosis and efficient therapy
  • Passive targeting phenomenon, by Maeda and colleagues - "enhanced permeation and retention effect (EPR effect)"
  • Theragnosis, and multifunctional nanoparticles - lack of tumor selectivity, low therapeutic index of imaging probes and therapeutic agents

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