Boron Neutron Capture Therapy - Glossary

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Medical Word - Boron Neutron Capture Therapy

Ans : A type of radiation therapy. The person is given an intravenous infusion containing the element boron, which concentrates in the tumor cells. The person then receives radiation therapy with atomic particles called neutrons from a small research nuclear reactor. The radiation is absorbed by the boron, killing the tumor cells without harming normal cells.
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