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First CyberKnife System Purchased in Latin America
Date:10/21/2008

System to be Installed in Venezuela

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that Domingo Luciani Hospital has purchased a CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System for installation at their new oncology center in Caracas, Venezuela.

"We selected the CyberKnife System because of the equipment's versatility and precision," said Juan Sastre, M.D., director of oncology at Domingo Luciani Hospital. "The CyberKnife's ability to treat not only intracranial tumors but also extracranial tumors with extreme accuracy is unrivaled in the industry."

Once installed, the CyberKnife System at Domingo Luciani Hospital will mainly be used for extracranial radiosurgery, including the treatment of lung, prostate, and liver tumors. Upon installation, this will mark the first CyberKnife System in South America.

"We are thrilled that upon evaluating various oncology technologies, Domingo Luciani Hospital has decided to purchase a CyberKnife Radiosurgery System," said Euan S. Thomson, president and CEO of Accuray. "We look forward to bringing the benefits of whole body radiosurgery to the population of patients in Latin America."

About the CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System

The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is the world's only robotic radiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the body non- invasively. Using continual image guidance technology and computer controlled robotic mobility, the CyberKnife System automatically tracks, detects and corrects for tumor and patient movement in real-time throughout the treatment. This enables the CyberKnife System to deliver hig
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