Hybrid Nanostructures for Cancer Theranostics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128139066

Hybrid Nanostructures for Cancer Theranostics

1st Edition

Editors: Raghvendra Ashok Bohara Nanasaheb Thorat
Paperback ISBN: 9780128139066
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st September 2018
Page Count: 200
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction and types of hybrid nanostructures for medical applications
    2. Synthesis, functionalization and bioconjugation of hybrid nanostructures: mechanisms for improved bioactivity
    3. Pros and cons of current cancer therapy
    4. Bio distribution And Cellular Interaction Of Hybrid Nanostructures 
    5. Nanopharmacological study of hybrid nanostructures
    6. Nanostructures For Externally Triggered Chemo-Thermal Therapies
    7. Hyperthermia Therapy Using Hybrid Magnetic nanostructures
    8. Hybrid Nanostructures in Targeted Drug Delivery
    9. Hybrid nanostructures in diagnostic approach a comprehensive approach to combat cancer
    10. Hybrid nanostructures for  in-vivo imaging
    11. Shape controlled Hybrid Nanostructures for Cancer Theranostics
    12. Strengths and limitations of translating the hybrid nanostructures to the clinic


Hybrid Nanostructures for Cancer Theranostics explores how hybrid nanostructures are used in cancer treatment. Focusing on the properties of hybrid nanostructures, the book demonstrates how their unique characteristics can be used to create more effective treatment techniques. In the second half of the book, the chapters examine how hybrid nanostructures are currently being used in practice, assessing the pros and cons of using different types of nanostructures for different treatments. This valuable resource helps readers understand the core and emerging concept of functionalization, bioconjugation, hyperthermia and phototherapy of nanoparticles, thus expanding on the growing use potential of hybrid nanomaterials in cancer theranostics.

Key Features

  • Shows how the use of novel hybrid nanostructures can lead to more effective cancer treatments
  • Explores how hybrid nanostructures are used for different treatment types, including photo thermal therapy and drug delivery
  • Explains how the use of hybrid nanostructures can lead to more rapid cancer diagnosis


Materials scientists and biomedical researchers who are looking to learn more about how hybrid nanostructures are used in cancer diagnosis and treatment


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About the Editors

Raghvendra Ashok Bohara Editor

Dr Raghvendra Bohara is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research,, D.Y.Patil University Kolhapur, India. aHis current research interests are in the area of magnetic nanoparticle for cancer theranostic application and drug delivery. He has published more 20 national and international articles and filed two Indian patents. He is currently Associate Editor for the Elseiver journal Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, D.Y.Patil University Kolhapur, India

Nanasaheb Thorat Editor

Dr. Nanasaheb Thorat is currently working as Irish Research Council Fellow in University of Limerick. He obtained his Ph.D. with a gold medal from D. Y. Patil University, Kolhapur, in 2014. He has published about 40 research papers to date and his current research interest is in the field of cancer nanotechnology.He is recipient of prestigious awards such as Young Scientist by Linadu Nobel Foundation, EMRS young investigator award in Biomaterial Field. Dr. Thorat also recipient of prestigious fellowships such as PBC outstanding Fellowship by Govt. of Israel, SERB Overseas Fellowship by Govt. of India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Irish Research Council Fellow, University of Limerick, Ireland