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Gemcitabine loaded microbubbles for targeted chemo-sonodynamic therapy of pancreatic cancer

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Pancreatic cancer remains one of the most lethal forms of cancer with a 10-year survival of <1%. With little improvement in survival rates observed in the past 40 years, there is a significant need for new treatments or more effective strategies to deliver existing treatments. The antimetabolite gemcitabine (Gem) is the most widely used form of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer treatment, but is known to produce significant side effects when administered systemically. We have previously d...

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10.1016/j.jconrel.2018.04.018

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Name:
Invest Northern Ireland
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POC 611
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Name:
Institution of Engineering and Technology
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Controlled Release More from this journal
Volume:
279
Pages:
8-16
Publication date:
2018-04-11
Acceptance date:
2018-04-09
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ISSN:
0168-3659
Pmid:
29653222
Language:
English
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pubs:836611
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uuid:89ab3174-61ab-42fa-9901-b3559b6183f0
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pubs:836611
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836611
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2018-05-31

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