proton beam and neutron capture

drpoundsign
drpoundsign Member Posts: 52
edited March 2014 in Prostate Cancer #1
the prostate is fairly accesible to proton beam therapy- I know it's hard to find. neutron capture involves intravenous injection of a boron compound that is taken up by the tumor-and detonating it from the outside with a thermal neutron beam. Less nerve damage than conventional radiotherapy.