Neutron-capture therapy of brain tumours: neutron sources, neutron-capture drugs, biological tests and clinical perspectives in the Czech Republic.

Nuclear Research Institute Rez, Czech Republic.
Physiological research / Academia Scientiarum Bohemoslovaca (Impact Factor: 1.29). 02/1997; 46(2):93-9.
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The paper reviews neutron sources, chemical compounds and clinical perspectives of the boron neutron-capture therapy of brain tumours. Special attention is paid to the physical characteristics and biological effectiveness of the epithermal neutron beam constructed at the LVR-15 nuclear reactor at Rez near Prague.

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