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Figure 8 | Radiation Oncology

Figure 8

From: Current status of boron neutron capture therapy of high grade gliomas and recurrent head and neck cancer

Figure 8

Before BNCT (left) and 22 months after the first BNCT (right) of a patient with a recurrent mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the parotid gland. Three treatments with BNCT produced a remarkable reduction in tumor size, but also resolution of a cutaneous ulcer and re-epithelization by normal skin. These results clearly demonstrate that BNCT is a highly tumor-selective treatment modality. She lived for 7 years following treatment (Applied Radiation and Isotopes, 61:1069–1073, 2004).

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