iCAD’s Xoft Intraoperative Radiation Therapy System Featured at American
Society of Breast Surgeons Conference
American Society of Breast Surgeons' 14th Annual Meeting Booth #303
NASHUA, N.H. & CHICAGO -- May 3, 2013
Booth #303--iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICAD), a leading provider of advanced imaging
and radiation therapy technologies for the detection and treatment of cancer,
today announced that the Company’s Xoft^® Axxent^® Electronic Brachytherapy
System^® for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) will be a featured
subject of several scientific and training sessions at the American Society of
Breast Surgeons’ 14^th Annual Meeting taking place this week at the Sheraton
Chicago Hotel & Towers.
“We are pleased to have our Xoft System for the treatment of early-stage
breast cancer so prominently featured before an audience of more than 1,000 of
the world’s top breast surgeons at this premiere medical conference,” said Ken
Ferry, President and CEO of iCAD. “The data presented further confirm the
benefits of this therapy, and we look forward to new and continued
opportunities to advance the treatment of breast cancer and improve the lives
IORT data and innovations will be discussed in the following poster and
*“Intra-Operative Radiation Therapy for Treatment of Early Stage Breast
Cancer: Short Term Results from a Single Institution Clinical Trial Using
Electronic Brachytherapy with a Disposable Balloon Applicator”
The poster (#56) will be available for viewing as of 9:30 a.m. CT on
Friday, May 3
Chicago Room 8-10, Level IV, Row J.
Barbara S. Schwartzberg, MD, Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colo., will
review the results of a 51-patient trial of the Xoft^® Axxent^® Electronic
Brachytherapy System^®, finding no recurrences of breast cancer at an
average of 14 months post-treatment from 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. CTon Friday
evening at the poster location.
*“Innovations and Advances in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment”
Friday, May 3, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. CT
Sheraton Chicago 4–7, Level IV
The IORT portion of the General Session discussion will be led by Darius
S. Francescatti, MD, JD, FACS, Assistant Professor, Rush Presbyterian St.
Luke’s Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.
“IORT is a significant advancement in the treatment of breast cancer, offering
women a less burdensome option to traditional radiation therapy and mitigating
the arduous road to recovery many of these patients face,” said Dr.
Schwartzberg. “The data presented today show positive outcomes with no
recurrence of cancer, further validating the efficacy of IORT for women with
early-stage breast cancer.”
About Xoft^® Axxent^® Electronic Brachytherapy System^®
The Xoft System is an isotope-free radiation treatment cleared by the U.S.
Food and Drug Administration and CE marked for use anywhere in the body,
including for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer, endometrial cancer,
cervical cancer and skin cancer. It utilizes a proprietary miniaturized x-ray
as the radiation source that delivers precise treatment directly to cancerous
areas while sparing healthy tissue and organs. A post-market study is underway
to assess the safety and efficacy of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy with the
Xoft System. Xoft, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of iCAD, Inc. For more
information about Xoft visit www.xoftinc.com.
About iCAD, Inc.
iCAD is a leading provider of 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, endometrial and cervical cancers. For more information, call
877-iCADnow, or visit www.icadmed.com.
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Company’s ability to defend itself in litigation matters, the risks relating
to the Company’s acquisition of Xoft including, the expected benefits of the
acquisition may not be achieved in a timely manner, or at all; the Xoft
business operations may not be successfully integrated with iCAD’s and iCAD
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