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Executive Summary

All cancer treatments-- surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy-carry the risk of adverse effects or the need for adjuvant therapies. With two-thirds of all cancer patients today receiving radiation therapy and a significant number undergoing invasive therapies such as surgery, Actuality Medical is developing technology for improving the precision, morbidity, and quality of radiation oncology and surgical excision for soft tissue applications, starting with prostate and breast cancer.

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