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Pharmaceutics 2016, 8(3), 23; doi:10.3390/pharmaceutics8030023

Drug Delivery Approaches for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer

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Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Biology Division, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
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Department of Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
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Department of Radiation Oncology, Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
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Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
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Department of Radiation Oncology, Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63108, USA
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Academic Editor: Yvonne Perrie
Received: 14 June 2016 / Revised: 12 July 2016 / Accepted: 13 July 2016 / Published: 20 July 2016
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Abstract

Cervical cancer is a highly prevalent cancer that affects women around the world. With the availability of new technologies, researchers have increased their efforts to develop new drug delivery systems in cervical cancer chemotherapy. In this review, we summarized some of the recent research in systematic and localized drug delivery systems and compared the advantages and disadvantages of these methods. View Full-Text
Keywords: cervical cancer; drug delivery systems; systemic delivery; local delivery; chemotherapy cervical cancer; drug delivery systems; systemic delivery; local delivery; chemotherapy
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Ordikhani, F.; Erdem Arslan, M.; Marcelo, R.; Sahin, I.; Grigsby, P.; Schwarz, J.K.; Azab, A.K. Drug Delivery Approaches for the Treatment of Cervical Cancer. Pharmaceutics 2016, 8, 23.

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