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Theranostics Applications of Nanoparticles in Cancer Immunotherapy

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Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 211166, China
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State Key Laboratory of Bioelectronics, School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China
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Key Laboratory of Clinical Medical Engineering, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 211166, China
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Med. Sci. 2018, 6(4), 100; https://doi.org/10.3390/medsci6040100
Received: 13 August 2018 / Revised: 31 October 2018 / Accepted: 5 November 2018 / Published: 9 November 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Cancer and Cancer-Related Research)
With the advancement in the mechanism of immune surveillance and immune evasion in cancer cells, cancer immunotherapy shows promising results for treating cancer with established efficacy and less toxicity. As a result of the off-target effect, the approach for delivering vaccines, adjuvants, or antibodies directly to tumor sites is gaining widespread attention. An effective alternative is to utilize nanoengineered particles, functioning as drug-delivery systems or as antigens themselves. This article reviews the practical implementation of nanotechnology in cancer immunotherapy. View Full-Text
Keywords: nanoparticles; cancer; immunotherapy; immune evasion nanoparticles; cancer; immunotherapy; immune evasion
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Liu, Y.; Wang, X.; Hussain, M.; Lv, M.; Dong, X.; Wang, T.; Xu, X.; Liu, B. Theranostics Applications of Nanoparticles in Cancer Immunotherapy. Med. Sci. 2018, 6, 100.

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