Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

Posted On 2018-11-09 10:47:10

This Focused Issue, dedicated to the 18th International Congress on Neutron Capture Therapy (ICNCT-18), aims to review the accumulated knowledge and forefront researches on Boron Neutron Capture Therapy. Topics covered include various advanced research results. With this Focused Issue, we hope that more and more related experts could further understand BNCT.

Preface

Precision therapy, beautiful tomorrow
Hiroaki Kumada, Yi-Wei Chen

Medicine

Prospects for the new era of boron neutron capture therapy and subjects for the future
Koji Ono

Overt tumor regression after salvage boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) for a recurrent glioblastoma patient
Tien-Li Lan, Fong-In Chou, Wen-Sheng Huang, Ko-Han Lin, Yi-Yen Lee, Po-Shen Pan, Yu-Cheng Kuo, Shih-Ming Hsu, Feng-Chi Chang, Muh-Lii Liang, Jia-Cheng Lee, Shih-Chieh Lin, Yu-Ming Liu, Yee Chao, Yi-Wei Chen

Nuclear Engineer

Introduction to accelerators for boron neutron capture therapy
Fujio Naito

Accelerator-based neutron source for BNCT
Yoshiaki Kiyanagi

Medical Physics

Treatment planning system and patient positioning for boron neutron capture therapy
Hiroaki Kumada, Kenta Takada

A review of the development of In-Hospital Neutron Irradiator-1 and boron neutron capture therapy clinical research on malignant melanoma
Zizhu Zhang, Tong Liu

Development of real-time thermal neutron monitor array for boron neutron capture therapy
Hiroki Tanaka, Takushi Takata, Yoshinori Sakurai, Shinji Kawabata, Minoru Suzuki, Shin-ichiro Masunaga, Koji Ono

A brief review on reactor-based neutron sources for boron neutron capture therapy
Saverio Altieri, Nicoletta Protti