The Cancer Treatment by Using Liposome as Drug Delivery Systems and Its Applications: An Extensive Review

  • Harsh Trivedi


Cancer is a leading cause of death in many countries around the world. However, the efficacy of current standard treatments for a variety of cancers is suboptimal. In the development of cancer chemotherapy, besides the discovery of new anticancer drugs, a variety of nanocarrier systems for the delivery of previously developed and new chemotherapeutic drugs have currently been explored. Liposome is one of the most studied nanocarrier systems because of its biodegradability, simple preparation method, high efficacy and low toxicity. To make the best use of this vehicle, a number of multifunctionalized liposomal formulations have been investigated. This review will be including the development of liposomes for cancer therapy, liposomal formulation of various anticancer drugs that are commercially available, recent progress in liposome technology for the treatment of cancer, and the next generation of lipid-based nanoparticles., recent progress in liposome technology for the treatment of cancer, and the next generation of lipid-based nanoparticles.

Keywords: Cancer treatment, liposomes, Drug delivery system


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Trivedi, H. “The Cancer Treatment by Using Liposome As Drug Delivery Systems and Its Applications: An Extensive Review”. Himalayan Journal of Health Sciences, Vol. 5, no. 3, July 2020, pp. 5-10, doi:10.22270/hjhs.v5i3.61.
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