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Accuray Announces First CyberKnife System in South America
Date:8/2/2012

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), the premier radiation oncology company, announced today that doctors at Instituto Neurologico de Colombia (INDEC) in Medellin, Colombia are now treating patients using the first and only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the head, spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas. INDEC is the first center in South America to offer the CyberKnife® Robotic Radiosurgery System, which today is used as an alternative to both conventional radiation therapy and surgery at leading centers around the world.

INDEC began treating patients with their CyberKnife System in May 2012 and to date they have treated patients with intracranial, prostate, spine, lung and liver tumors.  Patients treated at INDEC represent the first in South America to receive radiosurgical treatment for both intracranial and extracranial tumors. The first patient was a patient from Bolivia who was treated for a tumor in his spine that was untreatable with the available technologies in his country.

"We take pride in offering a team of highly specialized physicians that work with the most advanced cancer treatment options available," said David Gomez, radiotherapist and director of the Cyberknife unit at INDEC. "The Cyberknife System represents the next step in innovative cancer treatment by allowing our physicians to offer the most personalized care delivered with unparalleled accuracy, ensuring that each patient receives the best treatment available." 

"According to the global business intelligence firm GlobalData, the worldwide radiation therapy market is expected to reach more than $3.6 billion by 2018. A critical part of
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