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2010-11-03 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System, announced today that it has received nearly $500,000 in grants from the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project Program. Xoft received the maximum amount of $244,479.25 for two Electronic Brachytherapy grants, one for the treatment of breast cancer and one for the treatment of gynecological cancers. The announcement was made here at the 52nd American...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System, will showcase its industry leading multi-platform IORT (intraoperative radiation therapy) capabilities here at the 52nd American Society for Radiology and Oncology (ASTRO) Meeting, October 31 - November 4. The Axxent System, which delivers non-radioactive, electronic therapy directly to cancer sites with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., the pioneer of localized, isotope-free radiation treatment delivered in minimally-shielded clinical settings, today announced the introduction of the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System to physicians and distributors in Europe. The Axxent eBx System, which delivers treatment directly to cancer sites with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue, treats breast, endometrial and skin...

2010-08-03 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability of Electronic Brachytherapy to offer patients a safe, isotope-free alternative to traditional radiation therapy across a broad range of cancers was the focus of 14 clinical research studies presented at the recent American Association of Physicists in Medicine Meeting. According to Xoft, Inc., the clinical benefits of Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM), System for single-dose IORT and accelerated brachytherapy...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Premier Inc., an alliance of more than 2,300 U.S. hospitals and 67,000-plus other healthcare sites working together to achieve high quality, cost-effective care, and Xoft, Inc., the leading provider of FDA-cleared Electronic Brachytherapy Systems, announced the execution of a group purchasing contract. Xoft was awarded an exclusive three-year contract for brachytherapy systems with Premier Purchasing Partners L.P., the group purchasing unit of...

2010-06-30 07:00:00

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, the leading provider of FDA-cleared Electronic Brachytherapy Systems, announced today that Hoag Breast Care Center of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach, Calif., has recently installed an Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System to support the launch of its Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) program as part of its progressive, comprehensive approach to breast cancer treatment. The first...

2010-06-22 07:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, makers of Electronic Brachytherapy systems based upon miniaturized X-ray tube technology, today announced the integration of its Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy System at the Pink Lotus Breast Center, a state of the art, fully comprehensive breast center exclusively dedicated to the prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. The Pink Lotus Breast Center is the first comprehensive breast center in the...

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...

2010-04-29 07:00:00

ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM) System, which delivers non-radioactive, electronic radiation therapy directly to cancer sites with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue, announced 10 new installations of the Axxent eBx System for the treatment of skin cancer. The announcement was made here at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS), April 29-May 1....

2010-04-28 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Utilization of the FDA cleared Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy, eBx(TM), System to deliver intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) is growing as clinical experience demonstrates the isotope-free cancer treatment platform is a patient and physician friendly alternative. Xoft will showcase a variety of IORT oncology applications at the 11th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Breast Surgeons here, April 28-May 2, 2010. In the...


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