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Neutron Capture Therapy

Known as: Neutron Capturing Therapy, Therapy, Neutron Capture, Therapy, Neutron Capturing 
A technique for the treatment of neoplasms in which an isotope is introduced into target cells followed by irradiation with thermal neutrons.
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Boron in Drug Discovery: Carboranes as Unique Pharmacophores in Biologically Active Compounds Fatiah Issa, Michael Kassiou, and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE The efficacy, safety, and dose distribution of neutron capture therapy (NCT) were evaluated in 15 patients with newly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
SummaryA phase I trial was designed to evaluate normal tissue tolerance to neutron capture therapy (NCT); tumor response was also… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The purpose of these studies was to compare the cell uptake, biodistribution and tumor retention of folate-coated and PEG-coated… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
As clinical trials of Neutron Capture Therapy (NCT) are initiated in the U.S. and other countries, new treatment planning codes… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A treatment regimen for boron neutron capture therapy of malignant melanomas is described using 10B-paraboronophenylalanine as… Expand
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Prognosis for some cancers is good, but for others, few patients will survive 12 months. This latter group of cancers is… Expand
Review
1989
Review
1989
Human melanoma regression by single thermal neutron capture therapy (NCT) using melanoma-seeking 10B compounds has been achieved… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
At least 8 classes of compounds are being evaluated in various laboratories around the world as possible vehicles for the… Expand
Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
A 10B-dopa analogue, 10B1-para-boronophenylalanine (10B1-BPA) has been found to have a marked melanoma killing effect as… Expand