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Abstract Title:

Progress in research on gold nanoparticles in cancer management.

Abstract Source:

Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 May ;98(18):e15311. PMID: 31045767

Abstract Author(s):

Jingwen Peng, Xiaoqiu Liang

Article Affiliation:

Jingwen Peng

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: The rapid advancement of nanotechnology in recent years has fuelled burgeoning interest in the field of nanoparticle research, particularly its application in cancer management. At present, there seems to be heightened interest in the application of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) to the management of cancer, encompassing diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment. AuNPs could be used as drug delivery agents that target cancer cells or in gene therapy. These efforts are undertaken in the hope of revolutionizing current methods and strategies for cancer treatment. This review will focus on the current applications of AuNPs in cancer management. OBJECTIVES, DATA SOURCES, STUDY APPRAISAL AND SYNTHESIS METHODS, RESULTS:: objectives, data sources, study eligibility criteria, participants, and interventions, study appraisal and synthesis methods, results are not required, as the study will be a literature review. Just introduction, ethics and dissemination, and conclusion are applicable.

ETHICS AND DISSEMINATION: Ethical approval and informed consent are not required, as the study is a literature review and does not involve direct contact with patients or alterations to patient care.

CONCLUSION: AuNPs have many properties that are of great value for the diagnosis and treatment of tumors. AuNPs are small in size and can penetrate widely and deposit on the tumor site, bind to many proteins and drugs, target delivery drugs, and have good biocompatibility. The application of AuNPs in the diagnosis and treatment of tumors is very considerable. In the near future, AuNPs will certainly play an important role in the treatment of tumors.

Study Type : Review

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