Sauerwein, Wolfgang

Neutron Capture Therapy

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Table of contents

1. Principles and Roots of Neutron Capture Therapy
Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein

2. Fission Reactor-Based Irradiation Facilities for Neutron Capture Therapy
Otto K. Harling, Kent J. Riley

3. Accelerator-Based BNCT
Andres J. Kreiner

4. Compact Neutron Generator for BNCT
Ka-Ngo Leung

5. Californium-252 as a Neutron Source for BNCT
Albert Miller

6. Boron Chemistry
Luigi Panza, Davide Prosperi

7. Boron Compounds: New Candidates for Boron Carriers in BNCT
Hiroyuki Nakamura, Mitsunori Kirihata

8. Drugs for BNCT: BSH and BPA
Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein, Pierre M. Bet, Andrea Wittig

9. Boron Analysis and Boron Imaging in BNCT
Andrea Wittig, Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein

10. Proteomic Investigations for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
Pier Luigi Mauri, Fabrizio Basilico

11. Analysis and Imaging: PET
Tadashi Nariai, Kiichi Ishiwata

12. Boron Imaging: Localized Quantitative Detection and Imaging of Boron by Magnetic Resonance
Peter Bendel

13. Physical Dosimetry and Spectral Characterization of Neutron Sources for Neutron Capture Therapy
David W. Nigg

14. The Clinical Commissioning of Beams for Neutron Capture Therapy
Per Munck Rosenschöld

15. Prescribing, Recording and Reporting of BNCT
Jürgen Rassow, Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein

16. Treatment Planning
W. S. Kiger, Hiroaki Kumada

17. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy: Application of Radiobiological Principles
John W. Hopewell, Gerard M. Morris, Amanda E. Schwint, Jeffrey A. Coderre

18. Tolerance of Healthy Tissues and Ideal Radiation Dose on BNCT
Yoshinobu Nakagawa, Teruyoshi Kageji

19. Clinical Trials in BNCT: A Challenging Task
Andrea Wittig, Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein

20. External Beam BNCT for Glioblastoma Multiforme
Tetsuya Yamamoto, Akira Matsumura

21. Clinical Results of Sodium Borocaptate (BSH)-Based Intraoperative Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (IO-BNCT)
Teruyoshi Kageji, Yoshinobu Nakagawa, Hiroaki Kumada

22. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for Malignant Meningiomas
Shinji Kawabata, Shin-Ichi Miyatake

23. Feasibility for Intramedullary Spinal Glioma
Kei Nakai, Akira Matsumura

24. BNCT for Advanced or Recurrent Head and Neck Cancer
Teruhito Aihara, Norimasa Morita

25. Studies on the Possible Application of BNCT to Thyroid Cancer
Mario A. Pisarev, Maria A. Dagrosa, Guillermo J. Juvenal

26. Malignant Melanoma
Junichi Hiratsuka, Hiroshi Fukuda

27. Application of Neutron Capture Therapy for Locally Recurrent Breast Cancer
Hironobu Yanagie

28. Liver Metastases
A. Zonta, L. Roveda, S. Altieri

29. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for Children with Malignant Brain Tumors
Yoshinobu Nakagawa, Teruyoshi Kageji

30. Prevention of Vascular Restenosis After Vascular Angioplasty
Wataro Tsuruta, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Akira Matsumura

31. Boron Neutron Capture Synovectomy
Jacquelyn C. Yanch

32. Managerial Aspects of BNCT at a Nuclear Research Reactor
Wolfgang A. G. Sauerwein, Ray Moss

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Radiotherapy, Oncology, Imaging / Radiology

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