18 December 2013
Vol 5, Issue 216

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ONLINE COVER Designer Nanomedicine. Nanomaterials come in all shapes and sizes, with varying cargo, like cancer drugs, and surface decorations, like tumor-targeting peptides. In a Review article, Chow and Ho describe the many approaches to nano-based imaging and therapy for cancer—what are emerging ideas, what has translated to the clinic, and why certain design rules may govern the success of nanomedicine in diagnosing and treating human cancer. [CREDIT: C. BICKEL/SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE]