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March 9th, 2006

Boron Neutron Capture Using Boron Nanoparticles

Abstract:
Boron neutron capture therapy, an experimental therapy for treating brain cancer, could get a boost thanks to the development of boron carbide nanoparticles that can be targeted for uptake by cancer cells. Such nanoparticles could provide a much needed method for increasing the amount of boron that gets into tumor cells rather than remaining in circulation.

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