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2010-06-24 05:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoag Hospital announced the launch of its Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) program as part of its progressive, comprehensive approach to breast cancer treatment. IORT is a radiation therapy technique in which a concentrated dose of radiation is delivered to a cancerous tumor site during surgery after the tumor is removed. Hoag Hospital is the first in Orange County to offer IORT brachytherapy for breast cancer as a component of a...

2010-06-14 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The clinical benefits of isotope-free electronic radiation therapy delivered directly to cancer sites with minimal exposure to surrounding healthy tissue continues to be substantiated by multiple publications, according to Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System. The leading provider of FDA-cleared Electronic Brachytherapy Systems, Xoft provides systems for single-dose intraoperative...

2009-10-12 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical experience with the FDA cleared Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM), System from Xoft shows promise for the multi-disciplinary use of the isotope-free cancer treatment platform to deliver intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT). Xoft will showcase a variety of investigational IORT oncology applications at the American College of Surgeons 95th Annual Clinical Congress here in Chicago, October 11-15, 2009. IORT is a...

2009-03-04 07:00:00

Most Recent Indication Expands Treatment Platform to Allow Axxent(R) System to Deliver Surface Brachytherapy, Including Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., today announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for a skin and surface treatment applicator for use with the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) System to deliver surface brachytherapy, including Intraoperative Radiation...

2008-08-07 09:01:05

IntraOp Medical Corporation (OTCBB: IOPM), a provider of intraoperative electron-beam radiation therapy (IOERT) solutions for the treatment and eradication of cancer, announced results for the third quarter of its 2008 fiscal year. During IntraOp's third fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2008, the company sold and shipped Mobetron systems to: -- Strahleninstitut, Cologne, Germany -- National Cancer Institute, Bogota, Colombia In addition, the company has received orders for...

2008-07-15 09:01:35

IntraOp Medical Corporation (OTCBB: IOPM), a provider of innovative technology solutions for the treatment and eradication of cancer, announced today that it has received an order for the Mobetron from Dr. Robert Gardner, the director for the Center of Breast Care at Hospital Corporations of America's Columbia Hospital and the director for the Center for Breast Surgery at the Robert A. Gardner, M.D. Foundation, based in West Palm Beach, Florida. IntraOp's Mobetron is a mobile device that...

2008-06-24 09:03:24

Many women with breast cancer may not need six weeks of daily radiation after surgery. This explosive finding was made public at the recent International Society of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (ISIORT) conference held in Madrid, Spain earlier this month. A Single Dose of Radiation is Enough Renowned surgeon Dr. Umberto Veronesi, founder of the European Institute of Oncology, shared for the first time the results of a long-awaited, eight-year randomized trial comparing his...

2008-04-08 09:04:07

IntraOp Medical Corporation (OTCBB: IOPM), a provider of innovative technology solutions for the treatment and eradication of cancer, announced today that it has received an order for the Mobetron from the PLA General Hospital in Beijing, China. This purchase marks the second Mobetron to be installed in Beijing, as the Cancer Institute & Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) acquired a Mobetron in Fall 2007. The Mobetron is a mobile electron beam radiation device...


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