NHK World’s Medical Frontier reports a new treatment modality at Southern TOHOKU General Hospital entitled “Destroying Cancer with Boron and Neutrons”
NHK World’s Medical Frontier broadcasts “Destroying Cancer with Boron and Neutrons” on February 21, 2022. The video is available to watch free at
The host Erica Angyal interviews the Director of Southern TOHOKU BNCT Research Center Prof. Yoshihiro Takai to introduce Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT), BNCT mechanism, its history, and cyclotron-based device. Furthermore, patient’s current situation and treatment status, staff members including Clinic Director Dr. Katsumi Hirose, and treatment preparation procedure are presented.
Medical Frontier broadcasts to a global audience in English via NHK World-Japan. “Destroying Cancer with Boron and Neutrons” will be a good reference for patients who consider undertaking BNCT treatment in Japan.
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