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L.A. Zoo Announces Successful Cancer Treatment of Rhinoceros With Electronic Brachytherapy
Date:11/16/2009

y cancer treatment system into Randa's habitat gave us the ability to provide quick, safe and accurate treatment. I don't know that we would have been able to reach such a positive prognosis without it, as there is no way we could have transported Randa to a traditional lead shielded room for radiation treatment."

"We were extremely proud to work with the Zoo's veterinarians in the planning and treatment management of Randa. Although the coordination of care was very complex, the treatment delivery of the electronic brachytherapy went very smoothly," said Michael Steinberg, MD, chair of the UCLA department of radiation oncology. "We recently had incorporated this groundbreaking electronic brachytherapy treatment option for patients in our clinic at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and we were particularly gratified to bring its benefits of this technology to our colleagues at the L.A. Zoo."

Designed for the delivery of radiation oncology in medical and veterinary practices, the Axxent System is cleared by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for accelerated treatment of early stage breast cancer, skin cancer and endometrial indications. As a platform technology, the Axxent System is designed to deliver non-radioactive therapy directly to cancer sites with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue.

"We are proud to make our Electronic Brachytherapy technology available to treat Randa and are especially pleased that she recovered so quickly," said Michael Klein, Xoft president and CEO. "Through its use in the treatment of breast and endometrial cancers, Electronic Brachytherapy has shown the proven ability to deliver a high treatment dose to a cancer tumor while sparing nearby normal tissue. It is very gratifying that advancements in treating cancer in people can now lead to improvements in animal care as well - at the Zoo and in general veterinary practices."

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