Cancer and nanotechnology: A mini review

  • Ahmad Gholami
  • Fatemeh Mehrabi
Keywords: Nanoparticle, theranostics, imaging


 Cancer is a complex disease that is challenging globally. There are different types of this disease and many people suffer from it. According to global data, in 2020, about 19.3 million new cases and about 10 million deaths have been estimated. Therefore, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment for any type of cancer is very important. Therapies include chemotherapy and radiotherapy; etc. existing treatments currently have many side effects. Therefore, scientists are looking for new ways to reduce these side effects. In recent years, nanotechnology has received much attention in the diagnosis, imaging and treatment of this disease. Nanoscience, especially nanoparticles in the field of drug delivery, imaging and treatment has helped a lot in the field of cancer, and in recent years, nanotranoscience has applied this science. nanotheranostics is a combination of treatment and diagnosis that allows doctors to make progress in treatment and Provide. appropriate dosing and timely intervention and provide chemotherapy for cancer by increasing efficacy and reducing toxicity.


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Gholami A, Mehrabi F. Cancer and nanotechnology: A mini review. AANBT [Internet]. 20Mar.2022 [cited 29Nov.2021];3(1):1-. Available from: