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Tumor-targeting multifunctional micelles for imaging and chemotherapy of advanced bladder cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23199207     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Aim: This work aimed to determine if the treatment outcomes of bladder cancer could be improved by targeting micelles that are decorated with bladder cancer-specific ligands on the surface and loaded with the chemotherapeutic drug paclitaxel. Materials & methods: Targeting efficacy and specificity was determined with cell lines. An in vivo targeting and anti-tumor efficacy study was conducted in mice carrying patient-derived xenografts. Results & discussion: Targeting micelles were more efficient than nontargeting micelles in delivering the drug load into bladder cancer cells both in vitro and in vivo (p < 0.05). The micelle formulation of paclitaxel was less toxic than free paclitaxel in Cremophor(®) (Sigma, MO, USA) and allowed administration of three-times the maximum tolerated dose without increasing the toxicity. Targeting micelles were more effective than the nontargeting micelles in controlling cancer growth (p = 0.0002) and prolonging overall survival (p = 0.002). Conclusion: Targeting micelles loaded with paclitaxel offer strong potential for clinical applications in treating bladder cancer. Original submitted 16 March 2012; Revised submitted 30 August 2012.
Authors:
Tzu-Yin Lin; Yuan-Pei Li; Hongyong Zhang; Juntao Luo; Neal Goodwin; Tingjuan Gao; Ralph de Vere White; Kit S Lam; Chong-Xian Pan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nanomedicine (London, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-6963     ISO Abbreviation:  Nanomedicine (Lond)     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101278111     Medline TA:  Nanomedicine (Lond)     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Hematology & Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California-Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.
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