Viral therapy of human cancers / edited by Joseph G. Sinkovics, Joseph C. Horvath. - New York : Marcel Dekker, c2005. - xiii, 829 p. : ill. - Taylor & Francis eBooks .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Progressive development of viral therapy of human cancers : a personal narrative account / Joseph G. Sinkovics -- 2. New biological therapeutics : competitors or collaborators of viral therapy for human cancers / Joseph G. Sinkovics -- 3. Measles virus : improving natural oncolytic properties by genetic engineering / Christoph Springfeld, Adele Fielding, Kah-Whye Peng, Eva Galanis, Stephen J. Russell, and Roberto Cattaneo -- 4. Antitumor immune memory and its activation for control of residual tumor cells and improvement of patient survival : a new concept derived from translational research with the virus-modified tumor vaccine ATV-NDV / Volker Schirrmacher -- 5. Newcastle disease virus : its oncolytic properties / Joseph C. Horvath -- 6. Influenza A viruses with deletions in the NS1 gene--a rational approach to develop oncolytic viruses / Michael Bergmann and Thomas Muster -- 7. Vesicular stomatitis : an oncolytic virus that exploits tumor-specific defects in the interferon pathway / Rebecca Ann C. Taylor, Jennifer M. Paterson, and John C. Bell -- 8. Parvoviruses as anti-cancer agents / Jean Rommelaere, Nathalia Giese, Celina Cziepluch, and Jan J. Cornelis -- 9. Newcastle disease virus oncolysate in the management of stage III malignant melanoma / William A. Cassel, Douglas R. Murray, and Zbigniew L. Olkowski -- 10. Vaccinia viral lysates in immunotherapy of melanoma / Peter Hersey -- 11. Fusogenic oncolytic herpes simplex viruses for therapy of solid tumors / Xinping Fu, Mikihito Nakamori, and Xiaoliu Zhang -- 12. Poliovirus recombinants against malignant glioma / Melinda Merrill, David Solecki, and Matthias Gromeier -- 13. Oncolytic viruses that depend on loss of RB or p53 / Frank McCormick -- Epilogue: "Damn the Torpedoes! Full Speed Ahead!" / Joseph G. Sinkovics and Joseph C. Horvath.




Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9781420030402 (e-book : PDF)


Viruses--Therapeutic use.
Cancer--Treatment.

RC271.V567 / V573 2005