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    DescriptionGene therapy is briefly introduced as an experimental treatment in which genetic material is introduced into a person's cells to fight a disease related to altered genes. In this review of recent experimental research and clinical trials, international contributors to nine chapters present findings on gene therapy strategies relating to treating breast and other cancers; understanding the mechanisms of action involved; delivery systems for enhanced gene therapy (e.g., vaccines, pulsed-high intensity focused ultrasound, polymer- based vectors); and the study of cancer in dogs and cats rather than in artificially-created tumors in laboratory animals as better models of cancer in humans as well as pets.

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    New Gene Therapy and Cancer Research
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Wilma B. Gustafsson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 314
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 260 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 910 g
    ISBN 13: 9781600219696
    ISBN 10: 1600219691

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16960
    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: MBGR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: MJCL
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED107000, MED062000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.9940695
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: MJZ
    DC22: 616.99/40695
    LC classification: RC271.G45 N49 2008
    Thema V1.0: MJCL, MBGR, MKZV
    Illustrations note
    colour photos & tables
    Nova Science Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Nova Science Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    30 July 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York