Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, October 1st, 2009
"However, most pancreatic cancer cells are resistant to TRAIL therapy. Human somatostatin receptor gene 2 (hSSTr2) is lost in 90% of pancreatic carcinoma. Oncolytic viruses are able to selectively lyse cancer cells and represent a promising novel anticancer therapy. Here, we investigated whether oncolytic adenovirus-mediated reexpression of hSSTr2 would enhance...
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