Ovarian cancer is a leading gynecologic malignancy with relatively grim survival statistics. There is a significant need for the development of new treatment options for this malignancy. The development of virotherapy as a treatment option for ovarian cancer has the potential to improve patient survival. Adenoviruses have multiple advantages as vectors for virotherapy including a well-understood structure and the ability to infect cells easily. We will outline the advances in virotherapy in the treatment of ovarian cancer, with particular attention directed toward adenoviral vectors.
- Ovarian cancer