Boron and Gadolinium Neutron Capture Therapy

F. Issa, J. A. Ioppolo, L. M. Rendina

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the current state of the art in an experimental cancer treatment known as neutron capture therapy (NCT) with a strong emphasis on the chemistry and biology of selected NCT agents containing boron and/or gadolinium.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBioinorganic Fundamentals and Applications
Subtitle of host publicationMetals in Natural Living Systems and Metals in Toxicology and Medicine
PublisherPergamon
Pages877-900
Number of pages24
Volume3
ISBN (Print)9780080965291
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2013
Externally publishedYes

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