Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) Illustration

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Title: Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) Illustration
Description: A type of treatment for cancer. 1) Boron compound (b) is selectively absorbed by cancer cell(s). 2) Boron beam (n) is aimed at cancer site. 3) Boron absorbs neutron. 4) Boron disintegrates emitting cancer-killing radiation.
Topics/Categories: Historical -- Graphics
Treatment -- Radiation Therapy
Type: B&W, Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Pat Kenny (Illustrator)
AV Number: AV-9000-4071
Date Created: 1990
Date Added: January 1, 2001
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.