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Second European Radiosurgery Workshop Yields Record Attendance
Date:4/10/2009

Attendance Doubles with More Than 200 Health Professionals From 28 Countries Participating

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, today announced that the second European Radiosurgery Workshop yielded record attendance with more than twice the number of attendees compared to the previous year. The event was held March 27-28 at the University Hospital of Charite in Berlin, Germany.

"The University Hospital of Charite is one of the oldest hospitals in Germany and among the largest university clinics in Europe with a reputation worldwide for excellence in medicine and research. We were thus very enthusiastic about hosting the second edition of this workshop focused on what is undeniably one of the major innovations in high precision radiosurgery during the last decade," said Professor Volker Budach, M.D., Ph.D., head of the radiation oncology department and president of the German Society for Radiation Oncology.

At this year's workshop, more than 200 attendees from 28 different countries throughout Europe and the Middle East gathered to hear presentations on the latest clinical and technical CyberKnife experiences. Leading experts from Europe and the United States presented studies, some consisting of populations as large as 400 patients, focused on brain, spine, lung, liver, pancreas and prostate. Attendees ranged from radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons to medical physicists and hospital administrators; all interested in learning more about the latest results as well as new approaches in treatment planning and dose delivery.

Highlights included a study presented by Professor Eric Lartigau from Centre Oscar Lambret in Lille, France on the use of CyberKnife radiosurgery to treat head & neck cancer
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