Theranostics is a young field which combines therapy and diagnostics of cancer. It is a therapy guiding diagnostics, which mainly aims at an individualized therapy of the patient. In addition to diagnostics the characterization of the disease stage as well as the monitoring of the healing progress are placed in the foreground. Read in our current Topic of the Month October which role tiny nanoparticles play in this form of therapy and how advanced medical technology in the sector of ultrasound is.
Theranostics: Complex particles for tomorrow's medicine
From the periodic table of elements into medicine: silicon for theranostics
Fighting myomas with ultrasound