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Current Nanomedicine


ISSN (Print): 2468-1873
ISSN (Online): 2468-1881

Review Article

Pickering Emulsions: A Potential Strategy to Limiting Cancer Development

Author(s): Sushil Kumar Singh, Aseem Setia, Shambhavi Singh, Yudhishthir Singh Baghel, Deshbandhu Joshi and Sankha Bhattacharya*

Volume 12, Issue 2, 2022

Published on: 02 August, 2022

Page: [93 - 107] Pages: 15

DOI: 10.2174/2468187312666220526102023

Price: $65


Pickering Emulsion therapy is a novel approach to treating various human diseases, including cancer. Traditional cancer treatment modalities, such as surgery, radiation, radiotherapy, and immunotherapy, have only achieved minimal success. Pickering emulsion in cancer therapeutics has given cancer patients a new hope. Pickering Emulsions have grown in popularity over the last 15 years, owing to their highly desirable properties, similar to those of ordinary emulsions, namely their excellent stability. This review focused on the benefits, drawbacks, characterization parameters (droplet size and strength, for example), opportunities, and different development procedures of Pickering Emulsion for cancer diseases. This review also addressed recent developments in Pickering Emulsions' technological issues. It examined the advantages and disadvantages of using such formulations for topical pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications instead of traditional surfactant-based methods. Pickering Emulsion's evolution as a multifunctional dosage form carrier reflects renewed optimism in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Keywords: Pickering emulsion, stability condition, nano or micro formulation, skin cancer, cancer targeting, confocal laser scanning microscopy (CLSM).

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