The volume Advances in Nanotheranostics I: Design and Fabrication of Theranostic Nanoparticles has three parts: Part I Gold Nanostructures Based Theranostics, Part II Theranostic Luminescent Nanoparticles, and Part III Dendrimers and Liposomes for Theranostics. Part I includes three chapters, summarizing synthesis, surface modification and functionalization of gold nanostructures, and their use as therapeutic components, imaging contrast agents and theranostic platforms for imaging-guided therapy. Part II contains four chapters, each focusing on one of the following: fabrication of lanthanide-doped upconvertion nanoparticles, quantum dots and organic dye loaded nanoparticles, as well as their applications for multimodal imaging, imaging guided drug delivery and therapy. Part III consists of three chapters, reviewing dendrimers and liposomes-based nanodevices, nanoscale imaging agents, drug delivery systems and theranostic nanosystems for cancer treatment, respectively.
The volume Advances in Nanotheranostics II: Cancer Theranostic Nanomedicine has the following structure: Part I Magnetic Nanoparticles for MRI-based Theranostics, Part II Ultrasonic Theranostic Agents, and Part III Nanoparticles for Cancer Theranostics. Part I contains three chapters, describing controlled synthesis and surface modification of magnetic nanoparticles, molecular imaging of tumor angiogenesis, MRI based theranostics with magnetic nanoparticles. Part II consists of three chapters, summarizing ultrasound contrast agent based multimodal imaging, drug delivery and therapy, hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles for magnetic resonance/ultrasound imaging-guided tumor therapy. Part III includes four chapters, demonstrating multifunctional nanoprobes for multimodality imaging and therapy of gastric cancer, nanoparticles for molecular imaging guided gene delivery and therapy, silica nanoparticles and micelles for cancer nanotheranostics, respectively.