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Photo-nano immunotherapy for metastatic cancers (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Feifan Zhou
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Paper Abstract

We constructed a multifunction nano system SWNT-GC and investigated the synergize photothermal and immunological effects. Here, we improve the SWNT-GC nano system and design a new synergistic nano-particle, both have the photothermal effects and immunological effects. We investigate the therapeutic effects and detect the immune response with metastatic mouse tumor models. We also study the therapeutic mechanism after treatment in vitro and in vivo. With the enhancement of nano-materials on photothermal effects, laser treatment could destroy primary tumor and protect normal tissue with low dose laser irradiation. With the immunological effects of nano-materials, the treatment could trigger specific antitumor immune response, to eliminate the metastasis tumor. It is providing a promising treatment modality for the metastatic cancers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 2016
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9709, Biophotonics and Immune Responses XI, 970907 (27 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2211792
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Feifan Zhou, Univ. of Central Oklahoma (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9709:
Biophotonics and Immune Responses XI
Wei R. Chen, Editor(s)

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