Original Publication Date: 1 November, 2016
Publication / Source: Future Science OA
Authors: Lei Zhu, Zhiyang Zhou, Hui Mao & Lily Yang
Recent advances in the development of magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) have shown promise in the development of new personalized therapeutic approaches for clinical management of cancer patients. The unique physicochemical properties of MNPs endow them with novel multifunctional capabilities for imaging, drug delivery and therapy, which are referred to as theranostics.