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Table 2

RBE and CBE factors used to convert the absorbed dose (Gy) into biological dose (Gy-Eq) (Ishiyama, 2014).

BNCT dose component Normal tissues Tumor Skin
10B(n,a)7Li (CBE) 1.4 3.8 2.5
Thermal neutron (RBE) 3.2 3.2 3.2
Fast neutron (RBE) 3.2 3.2 3.2
Photon 1 1 1

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