SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 24 Accuray Incorporated(Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced todaythat 100 CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery Systems now have been installedwithin the United States. This milestone was achieved with the installation ofa CyberKnife System at Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Fla.
"Our installation of the 100th CyberKnife System within the United Statesshows the progress we're making in expanding patient access to the benefits ofradiosurgery," said Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D., president and CEO of Accuray. "Itis our continued goal to make radiosurgery an option that is available andaccessible to cancer patients around the world, and achievement of thisnational milestone means we're one step closer to that goal."
About the CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System
The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is the world's only roboticradiosurgery system designed to treat tumors anywhere in the bodynon-invasively. Using continual image guidance technology and computercontrolled robotic mobility, the CyberKnife System automatically tracks,detects and corrects for tumor and patient movement in real-time throughoutthe treatment. This enables the CyberKnife System to deliver high-doseradiation with pinpoint precision, which minimizes damage to surroundinghealthy tissue and eliminates the need for invasive head or body stabilizationframes.
Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), based in Sunnyvale, Calif., is aglobal leader in the field of radiosurgery dedicated to providing an improvedquality of life and a non-surgical treatment option for those diagnosed withcancer. Accuray develops and markets the CyberKnife Robotic RadiosurgerySystem, which extends the benefits of radiosurgery to include extracranialtumors, including those in the spine, lung, prostate, liver and pancreas. Todate, the CyberKnife System has been used to treat more than 50,000 patientsworldwide and currently more than 150 systems have been installed in leadinghospitals in the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visithttp://www.accuray.com.
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