Innovations in design and delivery of chemotherapy for brain tumors.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Effectiveness of chemotherapy in patients with brain tumors is hampered by the presence of the blood-brain barrier and drug resistance. In recent years, significant progress has been made in devising innovative methods of design and delivery of chemotherapy for brain tumors. This article has surveyed the issues of blood-brain barrier and drug resistance and explored some of the strategies used to circumvent problems associated with chemotherapy failure in patients with brain tumors.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gururangan, S; Friedman, HS

Published Date

  • November 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 583 - 597

PubMed ID

  • 12687913

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1052-5149

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s1052-5149(02)00031-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States