Publisher description for Cancer gene therapy : past achievements and future challenges / edited by Nagy A. Habib.

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This book brings together all major work achieved during the last decade in the exciting and promising field of cancer gene therapy, focusing on the achievements and definition of future goals. Providing a picture of the vectors available to carry genes in human tumours, it describes the available genes with different mechanisms of action as well as different systems that could be used for targeting tumour cells in humans. A comprehensive review of the important preclinical and clinical studies in cancer gene therapy, Cancer Gene Therapy should be of interest to experts as well as to newcomers to the field.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Cancer -- Gene therapy.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Gene Therapy -- trends.
Neoplasms -- genetics.