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Robotic Radiosurgery Course Yields Record Attendance
Date:5/5/2008

Attendance Doubles with More Than 175 Health Professionals From 13

Countries Participating

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the Robotic Radiosurgery Course held on April 11 and 12 in Boston, Massachusetts yielded record attendance with nearly double the attendees over last year's meeting.

At this year's Robotic Radiosurgery Course, more than 175 health professionals from 13 different countries gathered to hear presentations of the latest scientific and clinical experiences from CyberKnife users around the world. Attendees included physicians, physicists, nurses, therapists, and hospital administrators; all interested in learning the clinical applications of robotic radiosurgery and the specifics of establishing a successful CyberKnife center.

"We were thrilled to see a doubling in attendance at this year's Robotic Radiosurgery Course, particularly the vast specialties and countries that were represented," said Wade Hampton, senior vice president and chief sales officer of Accuray. "Strong interest from attendees around the world has helped to increase the size of our CyberKnife sales pipeline and the amount of business we are working to close."

Oral presentations focused on both intracranial and extracranial treatment experiences, with additional sessions covering coding and reimbursement, payor relations and a tour of the CyberKnife facility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Continuing medical education (CME) credits were offered to attendees.

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