SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 21, 2016 – Accuray Incorporated (NASDAQ: ARAY) announced today that it has signed a distributor agreement with alphaXRT involving the CyberKnife® and TomoTherapy® System portfolios in Australia and New Zealand. Under the terms of the agreement, alphaXRT will be the sole distributor for Accuray products in these territories.
“We are committed to growing our business and ensuring patients in the Australian and New Zealand markets have access to our systems,” said Roger Cao, President of Accuray APAC Region. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with alphaXRT and believe they will be an outstanding partner, based on their professional experience in the radiotherapy industry.”
Founded in 1991(as Alphatech International), alphaXRT is one of the leading regional distributors of equipment and software used in the treatment of cancer. With more than 20 years experience, alphaXRT has an in-depth knowledge of the radiosurgery and radiation therapy markets, and has built strong relationships within the oncology community. The Company’s sales team will use their industry expertise to identify and cultivate customers for Accuray products. The CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems have established the standard of care for patients requiring radiation therapy. These leading-edge technologies are used worldwide for highly precise treatment delivery to a wide range of cancerous and non-cancerous tumors throughout the body.
“The signing of this agreement is an exciting opportunity for alphaXRT to continue to provide innovative and valuable solutions for our customers,” said Richard Neale, Managing Director of alphaXRT. “We are looking forward to working with Accuray to expand the availability of the CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems in the region.”
About the CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems
The Accuray CyberKnife M6™ Series and TomoTherapy H™ Series treatment solutions cover the entire spectrum of radiation therapy needs. The CyberKnife M6 Series enables precise, high-quality, high-dose distributions to be confidently delivered to the patient with extreme accuracy over a minimum number of treatments, reducing side effects and preserving patients' quality of life. The CyberKnife System is the only robotic full-body radiosurgery system available today. The TomoTherapy H Series efficiently enables physicians to customize treatment plans for the entire range of radiation therapy patients and disease types. Its innovative design enables treatment plans to be delivered with integrated, daily CT image guidance, enhancing accuracy and delivering highly precise, intensity-modulated radiation for optimal sparing of healthy tissue and critical structures.
Further information on Accuray, the CyberKnife and TomoTherapy Systems is available at www.accuray.com.
Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) is a radiation oncology company that develops, manufactures and sells precise, innovative tumor treatment solutions that set the standard of care with the aim of helping patients live longer, better lives. The company's leading-edge technologies deliver the full range of radiation therapy and radiosurgery treatments.
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alphaXRT is the leading independent distributor of software and equipment used in the treatment of cancer in Australia and New Zealand and represents a wide range of respected international suppliers.