Description

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.

Key Features

  • Provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research
  • This thematic volume looks at "Applications of viruses for cancer therapy"
  • Outstanding and original reviews
  • Readership

    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.

    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    244
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Academic Press
    Print ISBN:
    9780123983428
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780123983695