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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., […]

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Newsletter #4

Click to go to the ISNCT #4 Newsletter The newsletter #4 includes information about: The updates in the website and social media ASVIDE series of interviews in BNCT 70th anniversary of BNCT Clinical Centers in Japan (Osaka Medical College – Kansai BNCT Medical Center, Southern Tohoku Hospital Group – BNCT Research Center, National Cancer Center […]

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Publish your research project on isnct.net

Thank you for your interest! We will be thrilled to include info of your research group on our website. FORM To do that, we will need the following information (in the contact form): Name of the research group Institution and Country Details of the coordinator/principal investigators/contact persons/contact addresses Abstract with a description of the group: […]

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Newsletter #3

Click to go to the ISNCT #3 Newsletter The newsletter #3 includes information about: The updates in the website and social media Interview to Prof. Dr. Akira Matsumura High Flux Accelerator-Driven Neutron Facility Upcoming Submission Deadlines (PTCOG59, ICNCT19) BNCT young researcher awarded at IRPA 2020

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Interview to Prof. Dr. Akira Matsumura

At this opportunity, you will find an interview to Prof. Dr. Akira Matsumura, Vice-President 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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High Flux Accelerator-Driven Neutron Facility

By Martin Freer, Ben Phoenix and Stuart Green The High Flux Accelerator-Driven Neutron Facility will support the study of neutron interactions in materials for the nuclear sector, ranging from fission to fusion. In particular, this facility will offer a broader programme relating to the understanding of neutron interactions with materials with applications extending to nuclear […]

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A BNCT young researcher awarded at IRPA 2020

The 15th International Congress of the International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA15) was scheduled in Seoul on January 18th and 19th, under the theme “Bridging Radiation Protection Culture and Science – Widening Public Empathy”. Due to the pandemic, it took place online from January 18th to February 5th. Chiara Magni, a PhD student from University of […]