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Devices Oncology

 News Release - August 1, 2006

Acceletronics, Inc. and Radiation Oncology Systems LP Announce Strategic Alliance to Market the TheraView(R) Portal Imaging System for IGRT

EXTON, Pa., and SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1 (HSMN NewsFeed) -- Acceletronics, Inc., A U.S. provider of oncology equipment service and distributor of new and pre-owned radiotherapy equipment, and Radiation Oncology Systems, LP (ROS), an oncology and diagnostic imaging equipment sales and consulting firm, today both announced that they have formed a strategic alliance to market and support the TheraView Electronic Portal Imaging for IGRT (Image Guided Radiation Therapy) and IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) verification. ROS and Acceletronics' strategic relationship includes the co-marketing of an extensive line of pre-owned and refurbished IMRT and IGRT-equipped linear accelerators, CT and MRI Scanners and other diagnostic imaging equipment.

"We are very pleased to announce our strategic alliance with Radiation Oncology Systems," said Mike Summers, Chief Operating Officer of Acceletronics, Inc. " With our combined capabilities, we bring cost effective IMRT and IGRT equipment, parts and service solutions to the oncology community."

"Our alliance with Acceletronics has enabled us to offer enhanced products and services to our customers worldwide," said John Vano, President of Radiation Oncology Systems, LP. "With the TheraView system, we can now offer turn key IGRT solutions to our customers, and with Acceletronics, we can offer excellent refurbishment, installation and support services on most all manufacturers' equipment."

About Radiation Oncology Systems, LP

Radiation Oncology Systems was formed in 1997 with the goal of providing radiation oncology and diagnostic imaging facilities around the world with quality, cost-effective solutions for equipment. The rapidly changing technological advances in radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging have fueled the demand for facilities to add or replace equipment. Since its inception, ROS has helped facilities both in the US and abroad to take advantage of the market environment and acquire excellent systems at significant cost savings. For more information, visit

About Acceletronics, Inc.

Acceletronics specializes in the repair, refurbishing, remarketing and installation of linear accelerators, CT simulators and other oncology and medical imaging equipment. Acceletronics is a distributor and service provider of high quality, high technology after-market products used to improve quality of cancer patient care and is the exclusive North American distributor of the TheraView portal imaging system. Founded in 1981, Acceletronics, Inc. is one of the world's largest and leading independent radiotherapy equipment service, distribution and refurbished equipment organizations. Acceletronics is registered to ISO 9001:2000 quality system standards. For more information, visit

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