Combination gene therapy for oral cancer in a murine model.

Combination therapy involving adenovirus-mediated transfer of the genes for herpes thymidine kinase (tk) and murine interleukin 2 (mIL-2) was used to treat head and neck cancer in C3H/HeJ mice. Tumors were generated by transcutaneous injection of 5 X 10(5) murine squamous carcinoma cells into the floor of the mouth of these syngeneic mice. After 1 week… CONTINUE READING