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Real-time monitoring of ultrasound and cavitation mediated drug delivery

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Drug delivery plays a crucial role in the chemotherapeutic treatment of cancerous solid tumours. A drug, no matter how potent, is only truly effective when it can be delivered to all targeted cells. In recent years it has been recognised that the poor response of tumours to chemotherapy is in part due to inadequate drug delivery. Numerous strategies have been developed to overcome this issue. Of particular interest to the present work is the application of ultrasound and cavitation, which ...

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MPLS
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Engineering Science
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University of Oxford
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EPA Cephalosporin Scholarship
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2017-08-12

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