Local drug delivery

Raymond I. Haroun, Henry Brem

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

42 Scopus citations


Intensive research efforts are now focused on the development of new strategies for more effective derivery of drugs to the central nervous system. These strategies include chemical modification of drugs, disruption of the blood-brain barrier, and utilization of alternative routes for drug delivery. This paper focuses on local drug delivery for the treatment of brain tumors. It reviews papers published in the past year on local chemotherapy and immunotherapy. Other aspects of local drug delivery are discussed, including convection-enhanced delivery and drug delivery via a controlled-release microchip.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)187-193
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent opinion in oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


Dive into the research topics of 'Local drug delivery'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this