Chimeric HCMV/HSV-1 and Δγ134.5 oncolytic herpes simplex virus elicit immune mediated antigliomal effect and antitumor memory.

Ghonime MG, Jackson J, Shah A, Roth J, Li M, Saunders U, Coleman J, Gillespie GY, Markert JM, Cassady KA
Transl Oncol 11 86-93 02/01/2018

Abstract

Malignant gliomas are the most common primary brain tumor and are characterized by rapid and highly invasive growth. Because of their poor prognosis, new therapeutic strategies are needed. Oncolytic virotherapy (OV) is a promising strategy for treating cancer that incorporates both direct viral replication mediated and immune mediated mechanisms to kill tumor cells. C134 is a next generation Δγ

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