Journal of Medical Society

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 81--83

Nanotechnology in oncology: A concern on its unwanted effects and ethics


Sora Yasri1, Viroj Wiwanitkit2 
1 KMT Primary Care Center, Bangkok, Thailand
2 Department of Biological Science, Joseph Ayobabalola University, Ilara-Mokin, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sora Yasri
KMT Primary Care Center, Bangkok
Thailand

Nanotechnology is the new advent in science at present. The medical nanotechnology is present useful tool for the management of several diseases. For cancer, the application of nanotechnology can be seen, and it is approved for the usefulness. On the other side of the coin, there are also unwanted effects of nanotechnology application in oncology. In this article, the authors review and discuss on the possible unwanted adverse effects of nanotechnology in oncology. The specific ethical concern for nanotechnology in oncology is also mentioned. Interesting quote from leading ethicists and case studies are also presented in this short article.


How to cite this article:
Yasri S, Wiwanitkit V. Nanotechnology in oncology: A concern on its unwanted effects and ethics.J Med Soc 2018;32:81-83


How to cite this URL:
Yasri S, Wiwanitkit V. Nanotechnology in oncology: A concern on its unwanted effects and ethics. J Med Soc [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Feb 19 ];32:81-83
Available from: http://www.jmedsoc.org/article.asp?issn=0972-4958;year=2018;volume=32;issue=2;spage=81;epage=83;aulast=Yasri;type=0