SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has declared effective the company's Form S-4 Registration Statement relating to the previously announced acquisition of TomoTherapy Incorporated (Nasdaq: TOMO). The proxy statement/prospectus contained in the registration statement will first be mailed to TomoTherapy shareholders on or about Monday, May 9, 2011.
TomoTherapy shareholders will vote at a special shareholders meeting on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. CT/9:00 a.m. ET at TomoTherapy's offices at 1212 Deming Way in Madison, Wisconsin. The record date for the shareholders meeting is Tuesday, May 10, 2011.
On April 26, 2011, the mandatory, pre-merger waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 expired.
The transaction creates the premier radiation oncology company by combining two high-growth companies with best-in-class technologies for treatment of cancer and other diseases. For more information regarding this transaction, please visit: www.accuraytomotherapy.com.
Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), based in Sunnyvale, Calif., is a global leader in the field of radiosurgery dedicated to providing an improved quality of life and a non-surgical treatment option for those diagnosed with cancer. Accuray develops and markets the CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System, which extends the benefits of radiosurgery to include extracranial tumors, including those in the spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas. To date, the CyberKnife System has been used to treat more than 100,000 patients worldw
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