Accelerator-based BNCT projects

Several accelerator-based BNCT facilities have been constructed in recent years, and many are still under construction and planning. At the table below you can find all accelerator-based BNCT projects worldwide relevant for the end of 2022.

# Name of the projectLocationAccelerator typePurposeCurrent status
1 C-BENSParticle Radiation Oncology Research Center of Kyoto University in Kumatori, JapanCyclotronBNCT researchexperimental use
2NeuCure (BNCT30)Southern Tohoku BNCT Research Center, Fukushima, JapanCyclotronClinical BNCTpatient treatment
3NeuCure (BNCT30)Kansai BNCT Medical Center, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, JapanCyclotronClinical BNCTpatient treatment
4NCC CICS-1National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, JapanRFQClinical BNCTphase I clinical trial
5CICS-2Edogawa Hospital, JapanRFQClinical BNCTclinical trial
6iBNCTIbaraki Neutron Medical Reserch Center, University of Tsukuba, JapanRFQ+DTLClinical BNCTexperimental use
7nuBeamHelsinki University Hospital, FinlandElectrostaticClinical BNCTcommissioning
8nuBeamShonan Kamakura General Hospital in Kanagawa Prefecture, JapanElectrostaticClinical BNCTcommissioning
9NeMeSisGranada University Hospital, SpainElectrostaticClinical BNCTunder development
10NeuPexXiamen Humanity Hospital, Xiamen City, ChinaElectrostatic TandemClinical BNCTclinical trial
11AlphabeamFondazione Centro Nazionale Adroterapia Oncologica (CNAO), Pavia, ItalyElectrostatic TandemClinical BNCTunder construction
12 VITABudker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Novosibirsk, RussiaElectrostatic TandemBNCT researchexperimental use
13 VITA Blokhin National Medical Research Center of Oncology, Moscow, Russia Electrostatic Tandem Clinical BNCT under construction
14 NUANS (Dynamitron)Nagoya University, JapanElectrostaticBNCT researchexperimental use
15 SARAF-LiLiTSoreq Nuclear Research Center, IsraelRFQ+HWRMulti-purpose researchexperimental use
16 ESQCNEA, Buenos Aires, ArgentinaESQBNCT researchunder construction
17 D-BNCT01Dongguan Neutron Science Center, Dongguan campus of IHEP, ChinaRFQBNCT researchexperimental use
18 D-BNCT02Dongguan People’s Hospital, ChinaRFQClinical BNCTunder construction
19 A-BNCTGachon University Gil Medical Center, Songdo, Incheon, South KoreaRFQ+DTLClinical BNCTpreclinical trial
20 KIRAMS AB-BNCTKorea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences (KIRAMS), Seoul, South KoreaElectrostaticBNCT researchunder construction
21 HF ADNFBirmingham University, UKElectrostaticMulti-purpose researchcommissioning
22 Legnaro-RFQLegnaro National Laboratory, Italian Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN), Legnaro (Padova), ItalyRFQBNCT researchunder development
23 E_LibANSUniversity of Torino, ItalyElectron LINACMulti-purpose researchexperimental use
24CYCIAE-14B (CIAE AB-BNCT)China Institute of Atomic Energy (CIAE), Beijing, ChinaCyclotronBNCT researchcommissioning
25Mazu AB-BNCTMazu Hospital, Putian City, Fugian Province, ChinaRFQClinical BNCTunder construction
26Heron AB-BNCTChina Medical University Hsinchu Hospital, Zhubei City, Hsinchu County, TaiwanCyclotronClinical BNCTcommissioning
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