Cancer Diagnosis Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Nanomaterials for Cancer Diagnosis
edited by Challa Kumar

Nanomaterials for Cancer Therapy covers all important types of nanostructures being explored for cancer detection and brings together the diagnostic side of oncology and nanotechnology.

This book presents imaging techniques as well as magnetic, metallic and non-metallic particle-based detection systems, showing combination strategies for both diagnosis and treatment.


Dendrimers in Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

  • Basic Properties and Applications of Dendrimers
  • Methods for Dendrimer Synthesis
  • Dendrimers in Drug Delivery
  • Dendrimers in Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

Nanoparticles for Optical Imaging of Cancer

  • Cancer Imaging Techniques
  • Optical Imaging
  • Nanoparticles for Optical Imaging
  • Optical Imaging of Cancer with Nanoparticles
  • Other Nanoparticle-based Optical Contrast Agents

Nanogold in Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis

  • Medicinal use of Gold: A Historical Perspective
  • Application of Gold Nanoparticles in Cancer
  • Biocompatibility of Gold Nanoparticles
  • Synthetic Approaches to Gold Nanoparticles
  • Nanotechnology in Detection and Diagnosis with Gold Nanoparticles

Nanoparticles for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Tumors

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Targeting Mechanisms
  • Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles
  • Paramagnetic Nanoparticles
  • Quantum Dots
  • Polymer Nanoparticles

Magnetic Resonance Nanoparticle Probes for Cancer Imaging

  • Magnetic Nanoparticle Contrast Agents
  • Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Molecular MR Imaging

LHRH Conjugated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancers

  • Cancer
  • Nanoparticles as Vehicles for Drug Delivery and Diagnosis
  • LHRH and its Receptors
  • LHRH-bound Magnetic Nanoparticles

Carbon Nanotubes in Cancer Therapy and Diagnosis

  • SWNT Modification for Solubility and Biocompatibility
  • Diffusion of SWNT–Biomolecular Complexes
  • Gene and Drug Delivery with SWNT Transporters
  • Sensing and Treating Cancer Cells Utilizing SWNTs
  • Cytotoxicity of SWNTs
  • Cancers and SWNTs

Nanotubes, Nanowires, Nanocantilevers and Nanorods in Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis

  • Nanotubes, Nanowires and Nanorods
  • Cancer Diagnosis
  • Cancer Treatment

Multifunctional Nanotubes and Nanowires for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

  • Advanced Technologies in Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
  • Carbon Nanotubes
  • Nanotubes and Nanowires Composed of Artificial Peptides
  • Template-synthesized Nanotubes and Nanorods

Nanoprobe-based Affinity Mass Spectrometry for Cancer Marker Protein Profiling

  • Fabrication and Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles
  • Principles of Mass Spectrometry
  • Nanoprobe-based Affinity Mass Spectrometry (NBAMS)
  • Human Plasma and Whole Blood Analysis by Nanoprobe-based Affinity Mass Spectrometry
  • Multiplex Assay

Nanotechnological Approaches to Cancer Diagnosis: Imaging and Quantification of Pericellular Proteolytic Activity

  • Quantification of Local Proteolytic Activity – an Objective
  • Evaluation of Classical Methods for Quantification of Net Proteolytic Activity
  • Novel Approaches to Local Proteolytic Activity


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Nanomaterials for Cancer Diagnosis
edited by Challa Kumar
2007 • 423 pages • $199.00 + shipping
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