Orbital Therapy gets U.S. patent for new breast cancer treatment

May 2009
Medical Device Daily;5/19/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 95, p3
The article reports on the U.S. patent issued to Orbital Therapy for a unique external beam radiotherapy treatment machine optimized for breast cancer patients. The device will allow the clinician to have full access to the breast and will protect the patient from unwanted exposure to radiation. Chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Koshnitsky said patients are more concerned with long term effects caused by unwanted radiation which is related with continued progress in early detection.


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