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

art of the team that performed this ground breaking new technology on Randa. We are definitely seeing positive results post treatment and hope that it results in a permanent cure with no recurrence. This case is a perfect example of how tremendous the community support is for the L.A. Zoo and I am especially thankful to all those involved in making this a successful procedure," said Dr. Curtis Eng, Los Angeles Zoo chief veterinarian.

About the Los Angeles Zoo

The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is located in Griffith Park at the junction of the Ventura (134) and Golden State (5) freeways. Admission is $13 for adults and $8 for children ages 2 to 12. The Zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For information, call (323) 644-4200 or visit the L. A. Zoo Web site at www.lazoo.org.

About Xoft, Inc.

Xoft, founded in 1998, 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. For more information, visit www.xoftinc.com.

Axxent is a registered trademark and eBx is a trademark of Xoft, Inc.

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