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St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital to Add CyberKnife System to Treatment Offerings
Date:7/24/2008

Non-Invasive Treatment Alternative will be Centerpiece to Expansion of

Radiation Oncology Facility

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital in Houston has purchased a CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System to further expand treatment offerings for its nationally recognized NeuroScience Center program. The CyberKnife System will be installed in a newly constructed facility designed to expand the hospital's radiation oncology facility.

St. Luke's has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 50 hospitals for a number of specialties, including neurology and neurosurgery. It is the only hospital in Houston, and only one of four hospitals in Texas, to be named a Neuroscience Center of Excellence by NeuStrategy, Inc.

"The addition of the CyberKnife System to our tools will further strengthen our position as a provider of innovative, comprehensive and high quality care," said Youssef G. Comair, M.D., FRCSC at St. Luke's. "When we surveyed our physicians about what new technology was needed to serve our community, they overwhelmingly believed that the CyberKnife System was the best option for our patient population. The CyberKnife System is truly a revolutionary device that will enable us to give patients a non-surgical alternative for treatment of cancer or other conditions affecting the nervous system."

St. Luke's will use the CyberKnife System primarily to treat vascular malformations and intracranial tumors, but it will give the hospital flexibility to treat tumors in the spine, lung, prostate, kidney and pancreas as we
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