Painless, Non-Invasive Skin Cancer Treatment Now Available at Doctor’s Approach Dermatology

Doctor’s Approach Dermatology is now treating nonmelanoma (NMSC) skin cancer patients with the Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System®, a painless, non-surgical treatment that uses a miniature x-ray source to deliver targeted radiation therapy to cancerous cells while sparing nearby healthy tissue. Compared to traditional radiotherapy, which may require up to 30-35 doses of radiation over the course of 6-8 weeks, this treatment only requires 8-10 doses, each lasting as little as six minutes each.

“The adoption of the Xoft System further validates our long-standing commitment to provide our patients the most advanced technology for their health,” said Dr. Marcy Street, board certified dermatologist, CEO and medical director at Doctor’s Approach Dermatology. “Electronic brachytherapy offers patients many advantages, including the convenience of being treated in the familiarity of their dermatologist’s office, fewer treatments, no pain, and excellent cosmetic results.”

Electronic brachytherapy can be used to treat patients with squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC) – the two most common forms of skin cancer. The current standard of care for these types of skin cancers typically includes surgical removal, topical treatments and/or radiation therapy.

 

The Xoft System delivers non-radioactive (or isotope-free) radiation directly to the skin cancer lesion. Treatments are administered on an outpatient basis and patients are able to resume daily activities immediately. The treatment can be performed in a standard exam room with minimal shielding, allowing medical staff to remain in the room with the patient during treatment.

The Xoft System is FDA cleared to treat cancer anywhere in the body, including skin, vaginal, endometrial, cervical, and early-stage breast cancer. To date, more than 8,000 patients have been treated globally for nonmelanoma skin cancer with the Xoft System.

If you suspect you may have skin cancer, speak with your physician to determine the best treatment approach. For more information, about the Xoft System, visit www.xoftinc.com. For more information or to book an appointment at Doctor’s Approach Dermatology, visit www.doctorsapproach.com.

 

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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 in the EU for use anywhere in the body, including for the 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. 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 enhancing patient care. 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® is a painless, non-invasive technology that 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 www.icadmed.com or www.xoftinc.com.

 

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