iCAD Receives FDA Approval for Digital CAD with Philips Digital Mammography System

  iCAD Receives FDA Approval for Digital CAD with Philips Digital Mammography

FDA Approval Provides Radiologists with Expanded Access to Next Generation CAD

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NASHUA, N.H. -- January 7, 2013

iCAD, Inc.  (NASDAQ: ICAD),  an industry-leading provider of advanced image
analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early
identification and treatment of cancer, today announced approval by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the company’s next generation
mammography computer-aided detection (CAD) platform, PowerLook Advanced
Mammography Platform (AMP)^TM, with Digital CAD for Philips’ MicroDose
Full-Field Digital Mammography System.

“We are pleased to provide our customers with a comprehensive mammography
solution. This partnership brings together our unique spectral imaging
capability enabled through photon counting technology that lets us deliver the
best IQ with the lowest dose in the industry and iCAD’s industry-leading CAD
solution to deliver workflow efficiencies and enhanced patient care,” said
Kevin Tahmoush, Business Leader for Mammography Solutions of Philips.
“Additionally, the modular design of iCAD’s PowerLook AMP and the
industry-leading CAD product provides our MicroDose customers with unmatched
flexibility to choose the products and functionality they need to work more

“With this recent FDA approval, we will now be able to offer PowerLook AMP,
our next generation digital mammography CAD platform, with the Philips
MicroDose Full-Field Digital Mammography System,” said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD.
“This further broadens our partnerships with leading digital mammography
companies and provides radiologists with an innovative combination of
assessment tools to improve patient care.”

PowerLook AMP provides radiologists with the ability to customize their CAD
solution to meet the needs of their individual work environment. The
technology expands on iCAD’s SecondLook Digital algorithm and is the CAD
platform upon which all future breast imaging CAD offerings from iCAD will be
built. PowerLook AMP’s CAD metrics offer industry-leading tissue and lesion
characteristics to support the breast imager’s workflow.

iCAD’s PowerLook AMP’s flexible DICOM connectivity solution supports direct
integration with Philips’ IntelliSpace Breast workstation as well as enabling
universal compatibility with leading PACS and Review Workstations. Additional
modules are expected to be developed and integrated into PowerLook AMP in the

About iCAD, Inc.

iCAD is an industry-leading provider of Computer-Aided Detection (CAD)
technologies, advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation
therapies for the early identification and treatment of common cancers. iCAD
offers a comprehensive range of high-performance, upgradeable CAD solutions
for mammography and advanced image analysis and workflow solutions for
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, for breast and prostate cancers and Computed
Tomography for colorectal cancer. iCAD’s Xoft System, offers radiation
treatment for early-stage breast cancer that can be administered in the form
of intraoperative radiation therapy or accelerated partial breast irradiation.
The Xoft System is also cleared for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer
and endometrial cancer. For more information, call (877) iCADnow, or visit

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a
diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives
through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and
lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric
solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of
“sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs
approximately 122,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100
countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.6 billion in 2011, the company is a
market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy
efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as
lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership
positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral
healthcare. News from Philips is located at www.philips.com/newscenter.

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