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Nanomedicine applications in the treatment of breast cancer: current state of the art

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Nanomedicine, August 2017
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Title
Nanomedicine applications in the treatment of breast cancer: current state of the art
Published in
International Journal of Nanomedicine, August 2017
DOI 10.2147/ijn.s123437
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Authors

Di Wu, Mengjie Si, Hui-Yi Xue, Ho Lun Wong

Abstract

Breast cancer is the most common malignant disease in women worldwide, but the current drug therapy is far from optimal as indicated by the high death rate of breast cancer patients. Nanomedicine is a promising alternative for breast cancer treatment. Nanomedicine products such as Doxil(®) and Abraxane(®) have already been extensively used for breast cancer adjuvant therapy with favorable clinical outcomes. However, these products were originally designed for generic anticancer purpose and not specifically for breast cancer treatment. With better understanding of the molecular biology of breast cancer, a number of novel promising nanotherapeutic strategies and devices have been developed in recent years. In this review, we will first give an overview of the current breast cancer treatment and the updated status of nanomedicine use in clinical setting, then discuss the latest important trends in designing breast cancer nanomedicine, including passive and active cancer cell targeting, breast cancer stem cell targeting, tumor microenvironment-based nanotherapy and combination nanotherapy of drug-resistant breast cancer. Researchers may get insight from these strategies to design and develop nanomedicine that is more tailored for breast cancer to achieve further improvements in cancer specificity, antitumorigenic effect, antimetastasis effect and drug resistance reversal effect.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 143 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 19%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 17%
Student > Bachelor 22 15%
Researcher 9 6%
Student > Postgraduate 5 3%
Other 19 13%
Unknown 37 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 30 21%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 27 19%
Chemistry 13 9%
Medicine and Dentistry 12 8%
Engineering 5 3%
Other 15 10%
Unknown 41 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 5. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 January 2021.
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#4,964,771
of 18,382,898 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Nanomedicine
#445
of 3,299 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#69,665
of 231,827 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Nanomedicine
#7
of 55 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,382,898 research outputs across all sources so far. This one has received more attention than most of these and is in the 72nd percentile.
So far Altmetric has tracked 3,299 research outputs from this source. They receive a mean Attention Score of 4.0. This one has done well, scoring higher than 85% of its peers.
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