Boron Neutron Capture Therapy: The Radiation Response of Rat Skin and Spinal Cord

  • G. M. Morris
  • J. W. Hopewell


In order to determine the full therapeutic potential of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), more information is required on the radiation tolerance of normal tissues. Investigations using animal models, for example the rat spinal cord, can provide valuable information on dose-effect relationships for normal tissue toxicity.


Boron Concentration Boron Content Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Radiation Response Normal Tissue Toxicity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Morris
    • 1
  • J. W. Hopewell
    • 1
  1. 1.CRC Normal Tissue Radiobiological Research GroupResearch Institute (University of Oxford) Churchill HospitalOxfordUK

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