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Newsletter #7

Click to go to the ISNCT #7 Newsletter The newsletter #7 includes information about: The updates in the website and social media Interview to Prof. Hiroyuki Nakamura (Technical Chair – Chemistry, Executive Board of the ISNCT) M. Frederick Hawthorne (August 24, 1928 – July 8, 2021) A-BNCT center and R&D history in Korea PTCOG 2021 […]

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Newsletter #6

Click to go to the ISNCT #6 Newsletter The newsletter #6 includes information about: The updates in the website and social media Interview to Prof. Dr. Stuart Green (Member of the Board of Councilors of the ISNCT) PHITS version 3.24 A Review on Theranostics in BNCT Kyoto University receives the award for Science and Technology […]

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Interview to Dr. Amanda Schwint

Interview to Prof. Dr. Amanda Schwint, Hatanaka award 2018 & member of the Executive Board of the ISNCT.  As usual, we invite you to meet us on our website, facebook, instagram, twitter and our youtube channel. You can also write to news@isnct.net or share your news through our contact form. We will be really happy to hear from you!

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A nectar against Alzheimer

The “Neutron Capture-enhanced Treatment of neurotoxic Amyloid aggRegates” project by Nicoleta Protti. Approximately 50 million people worldwide are living with dementia. This number will almost double every 20 years, reaching 74.7 million in 2030 and 131.5 million in 2050. The total estimated worldwide cost of dementia in 2015 was US$ 818 billion; in 2018, costs […]

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Clinical Centers in Taiwan

by Yi-Wei Chen Since 2010, members of THOR (Tsing-Hua Open Pool Reacher Reactor) start to collaborate with the medical group of Taipei Veterans General Hospital for clinical BNCT use in Taiwan. Up to now (April 2021), near 200 patients, including clinical trials and compassionate use, underwent BNCT for salvage purpose. Most of them were recurrent […]

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Newsletter #5

Click to go to the ISNCT #5 Newsletter The newsletter #5 includes information about: The updates in the website and social media interview to Dr. Amanda Schwint (Hatanaka award 2018 & member of the Executive Board of the ISNCT) Clinical trials in Taiwan The “Neutron Capture-enhanced Treatment of neurotoxic Amyloid aggRegates” project

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ICNCT-19 NEWS

ICNCT-19, Granada, 5-10 September 2021 The organizers are working to make the congress in presence with remote participation possible. The two types of participation will be available soon in the Congress website http://www.icnct19.org/ Abstract submission deadline and Fairchild Award application deadline are postponed to 30th April 2021

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VET BNCT

by Naonori Hu The VET BNCT promotion project held a symposium titled “Toward expanding the indications for BNCT in the veterinary field – issues to be addressed and the possibility of interdisciplinary research” which was held online on Thursday 4th March 2021. It was organised by both Kyoto University Institute for Integrated Radiation and Nuclear […]

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Clinical Centers in Japan

by Naonori Hu Over decades of dedicated research and development in BNCT by many researchers from all over the world, treatment of certain cancers using an accelerator based BNCT system has begun in Japan. This has been made possible by a strong teamwork between multidisciplinary professionals, including enterprises. A summary of the clinical centres providing […]

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70th anniversary of BNCT

February 15th is a special date: it can be seen as the birthday of BNCT. Why? Because on this day, 70 years ago, neutrons were used for the first time on a patient to fight brain cancer by neutron capture therapy. On 15th February 1951, at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in Long Island, New York, U.S.A., […]