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Emerging Nanotechnologies in Dentistry by Waqar Ahmed, Karthikeyan Subramani

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Chapter 19. Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery Systems for Oral Cancer Treatment
K. Subramani1 and W. Ahmed2
1Department of Orthodontics, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
2Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Contents

19.1 Introduction 333
19.2 Cancer Treatment Techniques 334
19.3 Mechanism of Action of Chemotherapeutic Agents 335
19.3.1 Prevention of Synthesis of Pre-DNA Molecule Building Blocks 335
19.3.2 Chemical Damage of DNA in the Cell Nuclei 335
19.4 Oral Cancer 335
19.5 TNM Classification of Tumors 336
19.6 Management of Oral Cancer 336
19.7 Nanoparticulate-Based Drug Delivery in Cancer Treatment 338
19.7.1 Gold Nanoparticles for Anticarcinogenic Drug Delivery 339
19.7.2 Liposomes in Oral ...

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