Summary: ''Gene Therapy of Cancer represents a rapidly expanding field translating basic research concepts into new, cutting-edge technological advances. This text provides in-depth coverage of all modalities currently being used by developmental therapists to design new targeted treatments for cancer. The basic biology of cancer and cancer immunology is discussed, as are cancer targets, oncogenes, the cell cycle, induction of apoptosis, drug resistance pathways, and tumor specific antigens. ...show moreTherapeutic approaches include gene replacement therapies, ribozyme and antisense ligonucleotide therapies, retrovirus-mediated gene transfer, adenovirus gene transfer, nonviral approaches, tumor vaccines, engineered immunocompetent cells, and cytokine gene therapy.''--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 99
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