Chapter 12 Gene Therapy for Melanoma : Progress and Perspectives

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  title={Chapter 12 Gene Therapy for Melanoma : Progress and Perspectives},
  author={Bryan E Strauss and Eugenia Costanzi-Strauss},
  year={2013}
}
Gene therapy, the therapeutic transfer of genetic information to a target cell, continues to be a promising alternative in the fight against cancer. In the case of melanoma, the use of an experimental treatment is justified since this disease is incurable in its advanced stages. Is gene therapy a viable option for the treatment of melanoma patients? In this chapter, we will attempt to answer this question by exploring the intersection between the technology of gene therapy and the biology of… CONTINUE READING

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