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Nanomedicine and society.

Ferrari, M and Philibert, M A and Sanhai, W R (2009) Nanomedicine and society. Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics, 85 (5). pp. 466-7. ISSN 1532-6535

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Abstract

Nanomedicine is a reality of medical research and clinical practice, and it offers new and promising approaches to fundamental problems in medicine. Most prominent are the early detection of neoplastic disease and the individualized treatment of metastases. These potentially transformational developments require careful scrutiny of the potential impact of nanomedicine on society, so that the community can guide its deployment in keeping with the fundamental tenets of medical ethics.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Social and Political Science > Societal and ethical aspects of nanotechnology
ID Code:8919
Deposited By:M T V
Deposited On:27 Apr 2010 13:44
Last Modified:27 Apr 2010 13:44

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