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ALZA Corporation (USA)

  • Anti-cancer drug for the treatment of refractory ovarian cancer and AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma”
  • “First marketed product to incorporate STEALTH® technology”
  • “STEALTH® technology is composed of lipid nanoparticles that incorporate a polyethylene glycol (PEG) coating. This coating helps evade the potential impact of the immune system and enables STEALTH® technology to provide the precise delivery of drugs to disease-specific areas of the body.”
  • Approved by the FDA in February 2005

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