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Clinical Benefits of Electronic Brachytherapy From Xoft Substantiated for the Treatment of Multiple Cancers
Date:6/14/2010

Available for treatment of early stage breast cancer, endometrial cancer, and skin cancer, the Axxent System is also FDA-cleared for IORT and surface indications, which allows the system to be used on any external or internal surface of the body where radiation therapy is indicated.  As a platform technology, the System delivers non-radioactive therapy directly to cancer sites with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue.  In its treatment of early stage breast cancer, the Axxent System provides the opportunity to reduce the therapy time required from seven weeks (for external radiation therapy) down to five days or a single dose for IORT. Utilizing a miniaturized X-ray source instead of a radioactive isotope, the Axxent system can be used to deliver radiation in minimally shielded therapeutic settings allowing the radiation oncologist and other medical personnel to be present during treatment delivery which minimizes patient anxiety. As a result, tens of thousands of patients will have greater access to therapy that is delivered more easily and conveniently.

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 logistics and costs associated with using radioactive isotopes.  Available for treatment of early stage breast cancer, skin cancer and endometrial cancer, the Axxent System is also cleared for use in the treatment of other cancers or conditions where radiation therapy is indicated. For information, visit

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