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
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.
For iCAD investor relations:
Bob Yedid, (646)-597-6989
For iCAD media inquiries:
Berry & Company Public Relations, LLC
Lynn Granito, 212-253-8881
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
Följ NASDAQ OMX
Skriv in din e-postadress så får du ett mejl när vi har något nytt att berätta.
Senaste pressmeddelandena från NASDAQ OMX
Senegal and France to host Global Partnership for Education Financing Conference20.9.2017 23:00 | Pressmeddelande
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is delighted that the governments of Senegal and France will co-host its financing conference, which will take place on February 8, 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/d3003cff-ee20-409f-9729-9a9cef1d4d3e A video accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/0a7eebb6-66b3-438b-904e-efeff83d94cf The announcement of the co-hosting was made by Presidents Macky Sall of Senegal and Emmanuel Macron of France at a high-level event on education financing held at the United Nations, which was attended by Secretary General António Guterres, several heads of state and leaders on global education. " The Global Partnership for Education has made substantial investments in education helpin
K2 Launches New Process Automation Platform Including New Cloud Service20.9.2017 18:00 | Pressmeddelande
K2's process automation platform allows businesses of all types around the globe to rapidly build and deploy automation across the business. BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- K2 today announced the availability of its new low-code process automation platform - furthering innovation in the way organizations drive digital efficiencies. With a new managed cloud service, K2 Cloud, new on-premises version, K2 Five, and completely redesigned user interfaces and experiences, the platform helps businesses of all types around the globe rapidly deliver powerful process automation and realize business productivity gains. Automating business processes across an enterprise is crucial to the success of companies in the era of digital transformation. However, many initiatives are impacted by a lack of sufficient resources and the use of inefficient systems to manage processes. K2's low-code process automation platform solves these problems by enabling organ
8x8 and Aryaka Partner to Enhance Cloud Communications for Global Enterprises20.9.2017 16:43 | Pressmeddelande
Strategic Alliance will improve communications experience for business users worldwide SAN MATEO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aryaka®, the leading global SD-WAN provider, and 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ:EGHT), the world's first Communications Cloud provider, today announced that they are entering a strategic partnership that will improve the performance and reliability of business-critical cloud unified communications. This will enable global mid-market and enterprise companies to enhance business communications, collaboration and customer engagement for their employees, customers and partners around the world. Through this partnership, Aryaka's global SD-WAN solution will provide enterprise-grade private connectivity to further enhance the superior voice and video quality delivered by the 8x8 Communications Cloud(TM). When tested against several leading Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) providers, 8x8 was recently found by the Tolly Group to deliver the hi
NRT Technology Corp and Gaming Payments Innovator Sightline Payments Announce Merger20.9.2017 16:00 | Pressmeddelande
Combination Will Accelerate Innovation in Mobile, Data, Cashless Payments, and Provisional Credit Solutions to the Worldwide Integrated Resort Casino Industry LAS VEGAS, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NRT Technology Corp. ("NRT") a leading provider of integrated ticket redemption and payment services to global casino operators, and Sightline Payments ("Sightline"), developers of the disruptive Play+ platform that's powering the next generation of cashless and mobile gaming payment solutions, announced today an agreement to merge. The company on closing will be named NRT Sightline and will form one of the largest pure play gaming payment technology companies in the world with an equity value of over $300 million. Following the closing of the transaction and subject to regulatory approvals, Sightline's CEO and Founder, Kirk Sanford, will assume the role of President and CEO of NRT Sightline. NRT's current Founder, P
BT and Hitachi Partner to Develop Industrial and Enterprise IOT Solutions20.9.2017 15:00 | Pressmeddelande
Initial Focus on Asset Intelligence and Predictive Maintenance Use Cases LAS VEGAS and LONDON, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BT, one of the world's leading providers of communications services and solutions, and Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Ltd. (TSE:6501) today announced a global partnership to co-create innovative solutions in the area of industrial and enterprise internet of things (IoT). The partnership aims to drive better business outcomes for global customers, including greater efficiency, productivity and cost savings. The companies will initially focus on exploring and designing asset intelligence and predictive maintenance solutions to deliver the desired outcomes for customers in industry sectors such as manufacturing and transportation. Announced at Hitachi's inaugural user conference, Hitachi NEXT 2017, in Las Vegas today, the partnership unites BT's global network infrastructure, cloud capabiliti
XBiotech Announces Agreement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center to Evaluate MABp1 in Combination with Onivyde® and 5-fluorouracil/folinic acid for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer20.9.2017 14:00 | Pressmeddelande
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XBiotech Inc. (NASDAQ:XBIT) announced today its agreement with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center located in Los Angeles, California, whereby XBiotech will provide its interleukin-1 alpha antagonist, MABp1, for a Phase I single arm study evaluating the maximum tolerated dose of Onivyde® (Irinotecan liposome injection) and 5-fluorouracil/folinic acid in combination with MABp1 in a cohort of patients with advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma and cachexia. The study will also assess efficacy using various secondary measures including changes in lean body mass, weight stability, IL-6 levels, overall and progression free survival as well as evaluation of the relationship between treatment tolerance and patient functional status. Andrew Hendifar, M.D., Medical Oncology lead for the Gastrointestinal Disease Research Group at Cedars-Sinai and Co-Director of Pancreas Oncology, will be leading the study which is planned to enroll a total of 16 pati
I vårt pressrum kan du läsa de senaste pressmeddelandena, få tillgång till pressmaterial och hitta kontaktinformation.Besök vårt pressrum