Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, May 24th, 1999
Suicide gene therapy may provide hope for future pancreatic cancer patients who face a dismal prognosis. Historically, two types of vectors have undergone intense scrutiny in the lab for potential suicide gene therapy approaches. These are adenovirus- and retrovirus-based vectors. Both vectors have their attributes and drawbacks.
M. Carrio and colleagues from the Universitat de Barcelona and the Institut de Recerca Oncologica, Spain,...
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