Gene therapy as a treatment for cancer is at a critical point in its evolution. Exciting new developments in gene targeting and vector technology, coupled with results from the first generation of preclinical and clinical studies have led to the design and testing of new therapeutic approaches. The Second Edition of Gene Therapy of Cancer provides crucial Updates on the basic and applied sciences of gene therapy. This Volume offers a comprehensive assessment of the field including the areas of immunotherapy, suicide gene therapy, oncogene and suppressor gene targeting, drug resistance gene therapy, and the genetic modification of stem cells. Researchers at all levels of development, from basic laboratory investigators to clinical, practitioners, will find this book to be instructive.