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Sensus Healthcare Signs R&D Agreement to Collaborate with Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania on World's First Sculptura(TM) Intraoperative Radiation Therapy System
BOCA RATON, Fla., April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in novel radiation oncology technologies and solutions, today announced that the Company has signed a research and development agreement with the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania to collaborate with the radiation oncology department on clinical research and development for Sensus' Sculptura™ robotic intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) system.
"This collaboration represents a rewarding opportunity to work with a world-class entity in cancer research and treatment," said Joe Sardano, CEO, Sensus Healthcare. "Our work will focus on new indications in an effort to advance new methods of treating cancer in an efficacious, safe and patient-centric manner."
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted market clearance to Sculptura™ in February 2019, and the University of Pennsylvania, which is home to the Abramson Cancer Center, is the first in the world to house this new technology. Unique features of Sculptura™ include its 3D Beam Sculpting™ targeted technology, which help doctors to sculpt exact areas of the body with the radiation beam, and respiratory motion tracking, setting it apart from any other IORT system on the market.
About Sensus Healthcare
Sensus Healthcare, Inc., is a medical device company specializing in highly effective, non-invasive, minimally invasive and cost-effective treatments for both oncological and non-oncological conditions. The Sculptura™ robotic radiation oncology system provides targeted intraoperative triple-modulated radiotherapy (IORT) and brachytherapy utilizing our proprietary, state-of-the-art 3D Beam Sculpting™ to treat patients undergoing cancer treatment during surgery, or at the tumor site, with a single dose. Sensus also offers its proprietary low-energy X-ray technology known as superficial radiation therapy (SRT), which is the culmination of more than a decade of research and development, to treat non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids with its SRT-100™, SRT-100+™ and SRT-100 Vision™ systems. With its portfolio of innovative medical device products, Sensus provides revolutionary treatment options to enhance the quality of life of patients around the world.
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