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

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

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

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Dr. Sora Yasri
KMT Primary Care Center, Bangkok
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jms.jms_4_18

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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.

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