News and Press Releases

Novel Accelorator-Based BNCT Suite to be Delivered to a top European Cancer Hospital

Thursday, 15th September, 2016 – Danvers, Massachusetts and Helsinki, Finland – Neutron Therapeutics, Inc (NTI) and Helsinki University Hospital (HUH) have entered into an arrangement whereby HUH Cancer Center acquires a nuBeam suite for boron-neutron capture therapy (BNCT). nuBeam is a compact accelerator based neutron source which can be installed in a hospital environment. Under the arrangement NTI and HUH will collaborate in developing BNCT towards clinical use in a number of cancer indications. A biologically targeted form of radiation therapy, BNCT has previously been applied by the HUH in the treatment of severe cancer cases using a research nuclear reactor as the neutron source.    > READ MORE

Revolutionary Cancer Treatment Engineered by Buckley Systems

Thursday, 15 September, 2016 – Auckland, New Zealand – Auckland precision electro magnets manufacturer, Buckley Systems is involved in the development and manufacture of the nuBeam proton accelerator machine for an alternative cancer treatment that has been announced overnight in Helsinki, Finland. Boron Neutron Capture Therapy is not a new treatment, but making it a practical proposition has only been possible as a result of co-operation between Buckley Systems and engineers who used to work for GT Advanced Technologies in Danvers, Massachusetts and a Helsinki medical team. A new company, Neutron Therapeutics, has been set up to make the technology viable as a compact, affordable and hospital ready source for a single neutron irradiation treatment.   > READ MORE