International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutics https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijap <p align="justify"><strong>International Journal of Advances in Pharmaceutics</strong> (IJAP) is a bi-monthly publication committed to publishing online the original scientific research and reviews in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. It mainly covers the articles of special interest, covering the areas of Pharmaceutical research, recent technology &amp; discoveries in the emerging arena of Pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical technology. <br><strong>ISSN:</strong> 2320-4931 (Online);&nbsp; 2320-4923 (Print) <br><br></p> en-US <p>Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:</p> <ol type="a"> <li class="show">Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a&nbsp;<a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/" target="_new">Creative Commons Attribution License</a>&nbsp;that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgment of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgment of its initial publication in this journal.</li> <li class="show">Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See&nbsp;<a href="http://opcit.eprints.org/oacitation-biblio.html" target="_new">The Effect of Open Access</a>).</li> </ol> editor_ijap@ssjournals.com (Dr. Jun Ren) ssjcustomercare@gmail.com (Technical Support) Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:24:54 +0000 OJS 3.1.1.2 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 A Review: Radioactive Microspheres as a Theranostics https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijap/article/view/4921 <p>Microspheres as a drug delivery system hold great promise in reaching the goal of controlled drug delivery as well as site specific delivery. In the last few decades, scientific and technological advancements have been made in the research and development of radio labeled microspheres. These are used successfully for the treatment of various cancers and tumors. Since response to chemotherapy and external radiotherapy is not so effective and hazardous too, so an alternative to this is internal radiation therapy. These radio labeled microspheres are very stable and have a proven efficacy in the field of primary as well as metastatic cancers. Radioactive microspheres can be selectively targeted to various tumors without undue radiation to the non&nbsp;tumorous tissues. The radioactive microspheres are injected to halt tumor growth via the blood supply, thereby enabling surgical removal once the tumor size decreases. This review provides an outlook to various aspects of radioactive microspheres and their role in treatment of various tumors and cancers.</p> Asma Gangat, Bhavesh Akbari, Harshil M Patel, Urvashi Patel ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://ssjournals.com/index.php/ijap/article/view/4921 Thu, 27 Sep 2018 12:52:04 +0000