Gold nanoparticles for noninvasive radiofrequency cancer hyperthermia

S. J. Corr, S. A. Curley

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Abstract

The use of gold nanoparticles as targeted, heating agents is currently being explored in the field of noninvasive radiofrequency cancer hyperthermia. This chapter gives an overview of the recent and current progress in this field, with a particular emphasis placed on gold nanoparticle heating mechanisms and their applications in in vitro and in vivo experimental models of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationNanotechnology in Cancer
PublisherElsevier
Pages1-18
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9780323390811
ISBN (Print)9780323390804
DOIs
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Cancer
  • Electric field
  • Gold nanoparticles
  • Hyperthermia
  • Radiofrequency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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