Applications of viruses for cancer therapy

Edited by

  • David Curiel, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, U.S.A.
  • Paul Fisher

Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This thematic volume looks at "Applications of viruses for cancer therapy". With outstanding and original reviews, this volume covers topics such as Cancer Terminator Viruses and Approaches for Enhancing Therapeutic Outcomes, esign of improved oncolytic adenoviruses, and Adenovirus-based immunotherapies for cancer.
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Researchers and students in the basic and clinical sciences of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.


Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-398342-8

Table of Contents

1. Cancer Terminator Viruses and Approaches for Enhancing Therapeutic Outcomes

  Paul B. Fisher

2. Targeted Ad

  David T. Curiel

3. Syrian hamster as an animal model for oncolytic adenoviruses and for the study of adenoviral pathogenesis

  William S. Wold and Karoly Toth

4. Design of improved oncolytic adenoviruses

  Ramon Alemany

5. Imaging of a Somatostatin Receptor-Cytosine Deaminase Fusion Gene

  Buck E. Rogers

6. Diz Detection

  Lily Wu

7. Adenovirus-based immunotherapies for cancer

  Tanja D. de Gruijl

8. Toxin GT

  H. J. Haisma

9. Radiation Therapy/ Gene Therapy

  Donald J. Buchsbaum and Sergey Kaliberov

10. Cell Vehicles

  Frank C. Marini III

11. Oncolytic adenoviruses for cancer immunotherapy: data from mice, hamsters and humans

  Akseli Hemminki