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Theranostics publishes innovative research articles reflecting the fields of in vitro diagnostics and prognostics, in vivo molecular imaging, molecular therapeutics, image-guided therapy, biosensors, system biology and translational medicine, personalized medicine and a broad spectrum of biomedical research that can be applied to future theranostic applications.

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Research Paper
Bioluminescence-Activated Deep-Tissue Photodynamic Therapy of Cancer
Yi Rang Kim, Seonghoon Kim, Jin Woo Choi, Sung Yong Choi, Sang-Hee Lee, Homin Kim, Sei Kwang Hahn, Gou Young Koh, Seok Hyun Yun
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 805-817. doi:10.7150/thno.11520
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Research Paper
On Chip Analysis of CNS Lymphoma in Cerebrospinal Fluid
Anna Turetsky, Kyungheon Lee, Jun Song, Randy J. Giedt, Eunha Kim, Alexandra E. Kovach, Ephraim P. Hochberg, Cesar M. Castro, Hakho Lee, Ralph Weissleder
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 796-804. doi:10.7150/thno.11220
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A Prodrug-type, MMP-2-targeting Nanoprobe for Tumor Detection and Imaging
Yaping Wang, Tingting Lin, Wenyuan Zhang, Yifan Jiang, Hongyue Jin, Huining He, Victor C. Yang, Yi Chen, Yongzhuo Huang
Theranostics 2015; 5(8): 787-795. doi:10.7150/thno.11139
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Analysis of the In Vivo and In Vitro Effects of Photodynamic Therapy on Breast Cancer by Using a Sensitizer, Sinoporphyrin Sodium
Xiaobing Wang, Jianmin Hu, Pan Wang, Shaoliang Zhang, Yichen Liu, Wenli Xiong, Quanhong Liu
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 772-786. doi:10.7150/thno.10853
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Research Paper
Coating Solid Lipid Nanoparticles with Hyaluronic Acid Enhances Antitumor Activity against Melanoma Stem-like Cells
Hongxin Shen, Sanjun Shi, Zhirong Zhang, Tao Gong, Xun Sun
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 755-771. doi:10.7150/thno.10804
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Research Paper
Effect of PEG Pairing on the Efficiency of Cancer-Targeting Liposomes
Phei Er Saw, Jinho Park, Eunbeol Lee, Sukyung Ahn, Jinju Lee, Hyungjun Kim, Jinjoo Kim, Minsuk Choi, Omid C. Farokhzad, Sangyong Jon
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 746-754. doi:10.7150/thno.10732
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Research Paper
Circulating MiR-16-5p and MiR-19b-3p as Two Novel Potential Biomarkers to Indicate Progression of Gastric Cancer
Jingpu Zhang, Yang Song, Chunlei Zhang, Xiao Zhi, Hualin Fu, Yue Ma, Yunsheng Chen, Fei Pan, Kan Wang, Jian Ni, Weilin Jin, Xianli He, Haichuan Su, Daxiang Cui
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 733-745. doi:10.7150/thno.10305
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Research Paper
Longitudinal Tracing of Spontaneous Regression and Anti-angiogenic Response of Individual Microadenomas during Colon Tumorigenesis
Jin Woo Choi, Pilhan Kim, Jun Ki Kim, Yi Rang Kim, Dai Fukumura, Seok Hyun Yun
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 724-732. doi:10.7150/thno.10734
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Review
Graphene as Cancer Theranostic Tool: Progress and Future Challenges
Marco Orecchioni, Roberto Cabizza, Alberto Bianco, Lucia Gemma Delogu
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 710-723. doi:10.7150/thno.11387
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Research Paper
Near Infrared Photoimmunotherapy in the Treatment of Pleural Disseminated NSCLC: Preclinical Experience
Kazuhide Sato, Tadanobu Nagaya, Peter L. Choyke, Hisataka Kobayashi
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 698-709. doi:10.7150/thno.11559
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Review
Lymphatic Imaging: Focus on Imaging Probes
Gang Niu, Xiaoyuan Chen
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 686-697. doi:10.7150/thno.11862
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Research Paper
Characterization of Magnetic Viral Complexes for Targeted Delivery in Oncology
Isabella Almstätter, Olga Mykhaylyk, Marcus Settles, Jennifer Altomonte, Michaela Aichler, Axel Walch, Ernst J. Rummeny, Oliver Ebert, Christian Plank, Rickmer Braren
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 667-685. doi:10.7150/thno.10438
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Research Paper
CYLD Regulates Noscapine Activity in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia via a Microtubule-Dependent Mechanism
Yunfan Yang, Jie Ran, Lei Sun, Xiaodong Sun, Youguang Luo, Bing Yan, Tala, Min Liu, Dengwen Li, Lei Zhang, Gang Bao, Jun Zhou
Theranostics 2015; 5(7): 656-666. doi:10.7150/thno.10844
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Research Paper
3D Porous Calcium-Alginate Scaffolds Cell Culture System Improved Human Osteoblast Cell Clusters for Cell Therapy
Ching-Yun Chen, Cherng-Jyh Ke, Ko-Chung Yen, Hui-Chen Hsieh, Jui-Sheng Sun, Feng-Huei Lin
Theranostics 2015; 5(6): 643-655. doi:10.7150/thno.11372
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Research Paper
Theranostic Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Biodegrade after Pro-Survival Drug Delivery and Ultrasound/Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Stem Cells
Paul J. Kempen, Sarah Greasley, Kelly A. Parker, Jos C. Campbell, Huan-Yu Chang, Julian R. Jones, Robert Sinclair, Sanjiv S. Gambhir, Jesse V. Jokerst
Theranostics 2015; 5(6): 631-642. doi:10.7150/thno.11389
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Research Paper
Disclosing the CXCR4 Expression in Lymphoproliferative Diseases by Targeted Molecular Imaging
Hans Jürgen Wester, Ulrich Keller, Margret Schottelius, Ambros Beer, Kathrin Philipp-Abbrederis, Frauke Hoffmann, Jakub Šimeček, Carlos Gerngross, Michael Lassmann, Ken Herrmann, Natalia Pellegata, Martina Rudelius, Horst Kessler, Markus Schwaiger
Theranostics 2015; 5(6): 618-630. doi:10.7150/thno.11251
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Editor-in-Chief:
Xiaoyuan (Shawn) Chen, PhD, Chief, Laboratory of Molecular Imaging and Nanomedicine, NIBIB, NIH*
* Dr. Chen is serving in his personal capacity.
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Most Cited Paper Award: Winners of this year are Mi Kyung Yu, Jinho Park, Sangyong Jon. A certificate and $US 1000 have been issued. Details ...
new NCI provides a data repository for characterized cancer nanomaterials, the cancer Nanotechnology Laboratory (caNanoLab). Authors and readers of Theranostics are invited to learn more about the information deposited and how they can add their characterized nanomaterials data.
new Office of Cancer Nanotechnology Research in NCI has publicly launched a Dialogue on Nanotechnology in Cancer public discussion forum. Readers of Theranostics are invited to participate in this dialog.
Media coverage: Dr. Chen and Theranostics journal have been featured in an article of Laser Focus World magazine, and in C&EN (Chemical and Engineering News).
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