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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“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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