Published in Cancer Weekly, December 24th, 2002
"Radiation therapy is an established modality for the treatment of malignant gliomas. Several reports have shown the advantage of additional radiation in combination with gene therapy. In this study, we investigated the ability of radiation therapy to enhance 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC)/cytosine deaminase (CD) plus uracil phosphoribosyltransferase (UPRT) gene therapy in malignant gliomas," wrote H. Kambara and colleagues, Okayama University, Japan.
"In vitro study suggested evidence of a significant...
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