In an attempt to find an effective cancer therapy, nanotherapeutics comes onto the scene as a new therapeutic approach, which is emerging both nanotechnology and biotechnology. Nanotherapeutics offer tremendous advantages over conventional cancer therapy including prolonged drug systemic circulation half-life, targeted drug delivery and nanoparticles-based combination therapy, which result in improving drug pharmacokinetic profile and efficacy/toxicity balance. Recently, ongoing studies regarding cancer therapy are focusing on the anticancer action of various inorganic nanoparticles such as gold (AuNPs) and silver (AgNPs) nanoparticles. In fact, AgNPs have proven a potent anticancer action on different cancer types.
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El-Baz, N. M.
(2021).Developing core-shell silver/polymeric nano-composites as drug nano-carriers for breast cancer therapy [Thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
El-Baz, Nancy Mohamed. Developing core-shell silver/polymeric nano-composites as drug nano-carriers for breast cancer therapy. 2021. American University in Cairo, Thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.