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2020 Article Clinical trials Reactors

The overview and prospects of BNCT facility at Tsing Hua Open-pool reactor

Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 2020

Authors:   Jiang S.-H., Hsueh Liu Y.-W., Chou F.-I., Liu H.-M., Peir J.-J., Liu Y.-H., Huang Y.-S., Wang L.-W., Chen Y.-W., Yen S.-H., Wu Y.-H., Liu C.-S., Lee J.-C., Chang C.-W., Wang S.-J., Huang W.-S., Kai J.-J.
Journal: Applied Radiation and Isotopes
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2020.109143
Abstract: The whole picture of the BNCT facility at Tsing Hua Open-pool Reactor will be presented which consists of the following aspects: the construction project, the beam quality, routine operations including the QA program for the beam delivery, determination of boron-10 concentration in blood, T/N ratio, and the clinical affairs including the patient recruit procedure and the patient irradiation procedure. The facility is positioned to serve for conducting clinical trials, emergent (compassionate) treatments, and R&D works.

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