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12 Month Follow-Up Data for Isotope-Free Breast IORT Presented at ASBS Meeting
Date:4/28/2010

exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. Utilizing a proprietary miniaturized X-ray source and robotic controller, the system can be used to deliver radiation in minimally shielded therapeutic settings. Treatment can be performed without the need for a shielded room, allowing the radiation oncologist and other medical personnel to be present during treatment delivery which minimizes patient anxiety.

"We are very pleased with the strong interest in and growing adoption of multi-disciplinary approaches for use of Electronic Brachytherapy to deliver IORT for breast and other cancers," said Michael Klein, president and CEO of Xoft. "We are encouraged that studies reinforce the clinical value of IORT applications for eBx, and strongly believe that providing a safe and portable method to deliver treatment to the lumpectomy cavity as soon as the tumor is removed and before any remaining cells have a chance to reproduce, is extremely important to improving patient care."

About Xoft, Inc.

Xoft develops Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) systems based upon miniaturized X-ray tube technology for the practice of radiation oncology in virtually any clinical setting, eliminating the need for heavily shielded environments. The Axxent® treatment platform provides a therapeutic dose of radiation directly to the region at risk with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue and without the complex handling, resource logistics and costs associated with using radioactive isotopes. Xoft aligns with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC) directive to seek alternatives for radioactive medical isotopes. Commercially available for treatment of early stage breast cancer, skin cancer and endometrial cancer indications, the Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System is also cleared for use in the treatment of other cancers or conditions where rad
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