Russia May Start Particle Accelerator Cancer Treatments by 2020

SPUTNIKNEWS – December 26, 2016: NOVOSIBIRSK (Sputnik) — Russian scientists are planning to begin clinical trials of the latest boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT), which aims to destroy cancer tumors by a particle accelerator, by 2020, Pavel Lobachev, the director of the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, said Monday.

“The task is to renovate the building [for the trials] with the help of The Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations, we [Budker Institute] will do the accelerator, so that we could begin clinical trials by 2020,” Lobachev told journalists. Link: Read Complete Article

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