NASDAQ OMX

First-Ever European Analysis of Electronic Brachytherapy Using the Xoft System for Endometrial and Cervical Cancer Treatment to be Presented at European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology Meeting

Dela

Preliminary results show targeted treatment offers low toxicity for patients with endometrial or cervical cancer

NASHUA, N.H. and VIENNA, Austria, May 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  (Booth #4330)  - 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 researchers will present new clinical data supporting use of the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System® for the treatment of endometrial and cervical cancer at the 36th Congress of the European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology (ESTRO) in Vienna, Austria, from May 5-9, 2017. The Company will also showcase the multi-platform Xoft System and its suite of products at its booth (#4330) throughout the meeting.

"This new clinical data analysis of endometrial and cervical cancer patients treated with the Xoft System at a European facility presents encouraging results that support the valuable benefits of this innovative  treatment option," said Ken Ferry, CEO of iCAD. "These new preliminary data add to the growing body of global research highlighting the Xoft System's clinical value to patients and clinicians alike."

At the meeting, researchers from Miguel Servet University Hospital in Zaragoza, Spain will present new preliminary findings on their recent clinical experience treating endometrial and cervical cancer patients with electronic brachytherapy using the Xoft System in two posters including E-poster EP-1783 entitled "Acute toxicity with Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy (XB) in endometrial or cervical cancer." This study demonstrated excellent results in acute toxicity in 29 endometrial or cervical cancer patients treated with the Xoft System from September 2015 to September 2016. In the second study, Poster PO-0939, entitled "Comparison of brachytherapy sources of endometrial cancer: Electronic brachytherapy source and 192Ir" researchers performed a dosimetric analysis. Results showed that electronic brachytherapy delivered a lower dose of radiation to surrounding healthy organs at risk, such as the bladder and rectum, than would have been delivered had 192Ir been utilized instead of the Xoft System. The posters will be available for viewing during the conference.

"The Xoft System is able to precisely target cancer cells and spare surrounding healthy tissue, resulting in a significant reduction in the radiation dose that reaches organs at risk," said Agustina Mendez Villamon, MD, Radiation Oncologist, Miguel Servet University Hospital. "Our early results with this targeted technology are very promising, and we are pleased to offer this valuable treatment option to appropriately selected patients with endometrial and cervical cancer in Spain."

The Xoft System is FDA cleared, CE marked, and licensed in a growing number of countries for the treatment of cancer anywhere in the body, including early-stage breast cancer, gynecological cancers and non-melanoma skin cancer.

About Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System

The Xoft System is an isotope-free radiation treatment that is FDA cleared, CE marked, and licensed in a growing number of countries for the treatment of cancer anywhere in the body, including treatment of early-stage breast cancer, gynecological cancers and non-melanoma 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. The Xoft System requires only minimal shielding and therefore does not require room redesign or construction investment. Minimal shielding also allows medical personnel to remain in the room with the patient during treatment. The mobility of the Xoft System makes it easy to treat patients at multiple locations and to easily store the system when not in use. The Axxent Hub is a cloud-based oncology collaboration software solution that enables centers to monitor treatment workflow and enhance communication between clinical specialists. Xoft is a wholly owned subsidiary of iCAD, Inc. For more information about Xoft visit www.xoftinc.com, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @xofticad.

About iCAD, Inc.

iCAD delivers innovative cancer detection and radiation therapy solutions and services that enable clinicians to find and treat cancers earlier and faster while improving patient outcomes. iCAD offers a comprehensive range of upgradeable computer aided detection (CAD) and workflow solutions to support rapid and accurate detection of breast, prostate and colorectal cancers. iCAD's Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System® delivers high dose rate, low energy radiation, which targets cancer while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. The Xoft System is FDA cleared and CE marked for use anywhere in the body, including treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer, early-stage breast cancer and gynecological cancers. The comprehensive iCAD technology platforms include advanced hardware and software as well as management services designed to support cancer detection and radiation therapy treatments. For more information, visit or www.icadmed.com or www.xoftinc.com.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995

Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to the Company's ability to defend itself in litigation matters, to achieve business and strategic objectives, the risks of uncertainty of patent protection, the impact of supply and manufacturing constraints or difficulties, uncertainty of future sales levels, protection of patents and other proprietary rights, the impact of supply and manufacturing constraints or difficulties, product market acceptance, possible technological obsolescence of products, increased competition, litigation and/or government regulation, changes in Medicare or other reimbursement policies, risks relating to our existing and future debt obligations, competitive factors, the effects of a decline in the economy or markets served by the Company; and other risks detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The words "believe", "demonstrate", "intend", "expect", "would", "could", "consider", "project", "estimate", "will", "continue", "anticipate", "likely", "seek", and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on those forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date the statement was made. The Company is under no obligation to provide any updates to any information contained in this release. For additional disclosure regarding these and other risks faced by iCAD, please see the disclosure contained in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, available on the Investors section of our website at http://www.icadmed.com and on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov

Contact:

For iCAD investor relations:
LifeSci Advisors
Bob Yedid, (646)-597-6989
Bob@lifesciadvisors.com 

or

For iCAD media inquiries:
Berry & Company Public Relations, LLC
Lynn Granito, 212-253-8881
lgranito@berrypr.com




This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions on behalf of Nasdaq Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Icad Inc via Globenewswire

Om

NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ OMX



Följ NASDAQ OMX

Abonnera på våra pressmeddelanden.

Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX

Hattrick för LeoVegas vid EGR Nordics Awards 201822.1.2018 08:00Pressmeddelande

Vid EGR Nordics Awards lyfts de mest framgångsrika och innovativa spelbolagen fram. I hård konkurrens vann LeoVegas tre utmärkelser, "Nordics Operator of the Year", "Casino Operator of the Year" och "Sports Betting Operator of the Year" "Vi är väldigt glada över att ha vunnit Casino Operator- och Sports Betting Operator of the Year eftersom det är dessa två spelkategorier som definierar, och är vår produkt. Att dessutom bli utsedd till Nordics Operator of the Year är helt fantastiskt! Att få dessa utmärkelser är ett kvitto på att vi är ett extremt duktigt team på LeoVegas som ständigt levererar. Det visar också att vi är det ledande GameTech bolaget som verkligen leder vägen inom Norden", säger Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO. Nordics Operator of the Year LeoVegas vann utmärkelsen Nordics Operator of the Year för att LeoVegas har under det senaste året varit en drivkraft för innovation inom alla delar av bolagets verksamhet och tydligt lyckats särskilja sig från konkurrenterna genom en mix av

Hat-trick for LeoVegas at EGR Nordics Awards 201822.1.2018 08:00Pressmeddelande

The most successful and innovative gaming companies are noticed at the EGR Nordic Awards. In fierce competition, LeoVegas won three awards, "Nordics Operator of the Year", "Casino Operator of the Year" and "Sports Betting Operator of the Year". "We are extremely pleased to have won the Casino Operator and the Sports Betting Operator awards as these are the two main categories that define our product. Being declared as the Nordics Operator of the Year is really outstanding! To receive these awards is a receipt that we are an extremely talented team at LeoVegas that is constantly delivering. It also shows that we are the GameTech company that is leading the way within the Nordic region," says Gustaf Hagman, Group CEO. Nordics Operator of the Year LeoVegas won the award for the Nordics Operator of the Year because LeoVegas has been the driving force for innovation in all parts of the company and clearly distinguished from its competitors through a mix of high growth, innovation and strong

Immunicum AB (publ) Announces Upcoming Presentations and Attendances at Conferences in January and February22.1.2018 08:00Pressmeddelande

Press Release 22 January 2018 Immunicum AB (publ) Announces Upcoming Presentations and Attendances at Conferences in January and February Immunicum AB (publ; IMMU.ST) a biopharmaceutical company advancing a novel, immune-priming cancer treatment against a variety of solid tumors, today announced that Immunicum leadership will present the Company and attend several upcoming industry and scientific conferences in January and February. ASCO/SITC - Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium Date: January 25 - 27, 2018 Venue: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, California Aktiedagen Lund Date: January 30, 2018 Presentation: Tuesday, January 30, 10:15 am Central European Time Venue: Medicon Village, Hörsalen Scheelevägen 2, Lund, Sweden Please register to attend at https://www.aktiespararna.se/aktiviteter/aktiedagen-lund-30-januari Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Annual Conference Date: January 31 - February 2, 2018 Presentation: Poster Session - Thursday, February 1, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Mountai

Immunicum AB (publ) meddelar kommande presentationer och deltagande i konferenser under januari och februari22.1.2018 08:00Pressmeddelande

Pressmeddelande 22 januari 2018 Immunicum AB (publ) meddelar kommande presentationer och deltagande i konferenser under januari och februari Immunicum AB (IMMU.ST), ett bioteknikbolag som utvecklar nya immunostimulerande cancerbehandlingar för ett antal solida tumörformer, meddelar idag att Immunicums ledning kommer att presentera bolaget och delta under flera kommande branschkonferenser och forskningskonferenser under januari och februari. ASCO/SITC - Clinical Immuno-Oncology Symposium Datum: 25-27 januari 2018 Plats: San Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, Kalifornien, USA Aktiedagen Lund Datum: 30 januari 2018 Presentation: tisdag den 30 januari, 10:15 CET Plats: Medicon Village, Hörsalen Scheelevägen 2, Lund För att delta, registrera dig här https://www.aktiespararna.se/aktiviteter/aktiedagen-lund-30-januari Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation Annual Conference Datum: 31 januari-2 februari 2018 Presentation: Poster Session: torsdag den 1 februari, kl. 19:00-21:00 Mountain Standard

SD-WAN Market Leader Aryaka Names Claudio Perugini Senior Vice President of Global Channels22.1.2018 06:00Pressmeddelande

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 22, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aryaka®, the leading global SD-WAN provider, announced today that networking industry veteran Claudio Perugini has joined the company's leadership team as Senior Vice President of Global Channels. In his new role, Perugini will lead and further scale Aryaka's global partner program as the company continues to grow rapidly and expand its market footprint in 2018. "Aryaka's channel partners have played an essential role in establishing the company as the market leader in the global SD-WAN space," said Perugini. "Our technology is a game-changer for the channel community as we offer global enterprises a next-generation alternative to legacy network technologies. As the Senior Vice President of Global Channels, my key focus areas will be recruitment, further scaling the channel organization, enhancing the structure of the Aryaka Global Partner Program, and improving partner enablement." Perugini has more than 30 years of channel and sale

Ant Financial Hosts Technology Conference in Silicon Valley20.1.2018 06:39Pressmeddelande

Conference featured global fintech leaders and showcased Ant Financial's capabilities across blockchain, AI, security, IoT and computing SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ant Financial today hosted the Ant Technology Exploration Conference (ATEC) in Silicon Valley, bringing together global partners and technology leaders to explore new innovations and technologies that further Ant Financial's mission of bringing the world equal opportunities. This was the first ATEC held outside of China, following the inaugural ATEC held in Hangzhou in October 2017. The conference featured a diverse range of speakers from academia and industry to better explore the future of fintech, including Turing Award winner and MIT Professor Silvio Micali; Partner and Director of blockchain-based global payment platform Ripple, Emi Yoshikawa; founder of prediction market Bodhi, Xiahong Lin; and Director of JPMorgan Chase's digital channels, Umar Farooq, among others. Ant Financial's Vice Pre

I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.

Besök vårt pressrum