Chapter 7

Nanotechnology in neurosurgical oncology

A. Tan1,2,3*, R. Jeyaraj1* and S.F. De Lacey3,4,    1University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom,    2Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States,    3Kids Development Foundation, London, United Kingdom,    4University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Abstract

Research pertaining to the application of nanoscience and nanotechnology in the biomedical sector is increasing rapidly. The application of nanotechnology to medicine involves an extensive degree of collaboration across multiple scientific disciplines, such as microelectronics, surface science, molecular biology, and tissue engineering. In this chapter we will discuss some current challenges in the management of brain cancer ...

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