Russian Chemical Bulletin

, Volume 53, Issue 9, pp 1871–1888

Boron and gadolinium neutron capture therapy

  • C. Salt
  • A. J. Lennox
  • M. Takagaki
  • J. A. Maguire
  • N. S. Hosmane
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s11172-005-0045-6

Cite this article as:
Salt, C., Lennox, A.J., Takagaki, M. et al. Russ Chem Bull (2004) 53: 1871. doi:10.1007/s11172-005-0045-6

Abstract

The principles of neutron capture therapy of tumor diseases, the types of drugs, and the results of their clinical applications are discussed.

Key words

boron neutron capture therapygadolinium neutron capture therapy

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Salt
    • 1
  • A. J. Lennox
    • 2
  • M. Takagaki
    • 3
  • J. A. Maguire
    • 4
  • N. S. Hosmane
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryNorthern Illinois UniversityDeKalbUSA
  2. 2.Neutron Therapy FacilityFermi National Accelerator LaboratoryBataviaUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryAino Jr. College Hospital and Research Reactor Institute of Kyoto UniversityOsakaJapan
  4. 4.Department of ChemistrySouthern Methodist UniversityDallasUSA