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World Cancer Day: Raising Awareness and Education of the Disease

According to the American Cancer Society, last year alone there were an estimated 1,688,780 new cancer cases diagnosed and 600,920 cancer deaths in the U.S. These numbers are devastating, but are also why each of us at Xoft come to work every single day. In fact, our company was founded with the sole purpose of …

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An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

By Olga Ivanov, MD and Rakesh R. Patel, MD A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually. It’s no surprise that spending on healthcare is rising faster than ever before. In 2016, U.S. healthcare spending increased 4.3% to reach $3.3 trillion, or $10,348 …

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Painless, non-invasive treatment for skin cancer now available

By Dr. Mark Blair, Paradise Valley Dermatology Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the U.S. Many people are familiar with melanoma, which often appears as an irregular shaped mole, but non-melanoma skin cancer is the most common form of skin cancer. It affects about 3 million people in the U.S. each …

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“Remembering Randa”: Oldest Indian Rhinoceros Within Zoos Worldwide Passes Away at the L.A. Zoo at Age 48

Cancer Survivor, Randa the Rhino, Treated with Xoft System, Served as an Ambassador Animal for Her Species and Helped to Raise over $376,000 for Rhinos in the Wild On Monday, the L.A. Zoo announced the passing of its 48-year-old Indian rhinoceros, Randa, due to age-related illness. The zoo says Randa was the oldest Indian rhinoceros living …

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Breast Cancer Patient Spotlight: Xoft’s First Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) Patient, Sandra Wood Celebrates 10-Year Treatment Anniversary

My name is Sandra Wood, and I live in Powder Springs, Georgia.  On March 28, 2017, thanks to God and many wonderful doctors, I celebrated my 10 year cancer-free anniversary!  It was on this date 10 years ago that I received the first radiation treatment known as IORT using the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) …

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ASBrS 2017: Meet Xoft Breast IORT Experts in Booth #101

Join us at the American Society of Breast Surgeons (ASBrS) annual meeting in Booth 101 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV from April 26-30. Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System® Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT) delivered as a single fraction or boost at lumpectomy for early stage cancer Treatment in as little as 8 minutes  Eliminates the need for 6 …

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