First Patient Treated Worldwide with the new CyberKnife M6 System

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European CyberKnife Center to Offer Patients Advanced Radiosurgery Treatments in
Munich
SUNNYVALE, Calif.,  Feb. 4, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq:
ARAY), a radiation oncology company, announced today that  the European
CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern  (ECZM) has treated the world's first
patient with the new CyberKnife M6 System. With the installation of the new
system, the  Munich  center, in close cooperation with the University Hospital
of  Munich, is the first to offer cancer patients treatment with the CyberKnife
M6 System, the latest generation of the CyberKnife System. The new System is now
able to provide enhanced quality, a streamlined user interface for treatment
delivery and precision to radiation therapy treatments and continues to provide
clinical capabilities including non-isocentric, non-coplanar robotic beam
delivery and real-time tracking and automatic correction.

"We are pleased to have installed the first CyberKnife M6 System at the European
CyberKnife Center Munich-Grosshadern," said  Joshua H. Levine, president and
chief executive officer of Accuray Incorporated. "The CyberKnife M6 System is
the next generation system and will enable clinicians to provide cancer patients
with truly personalized treatments."

The ECZM is a global pioneer in radiosurgery. Back in 2005, the center was the
first in  Germany  to have installed a CyberKnife System. As of today, the team
of clinicians has treated more than 3,500 patients for intra- and extracranial
tumors using CyberKnife SBRT.  

"It is vital to offer our patients the best possible care. With the CyberKnife
System, we know from experience that extremely accurate outcomes can be
achieved. The new system enables us to treat patients significantly faster. Also
the treatment will be available to a much bigger patient population. With the
CyberKnife Systems we are able to adapt the treatment accurately to the
individual needs of each patient's indication," said Prof. Dr.  Berndt Wowra,
Neurosurgeon and Radiosurgeon.  

Dr.  Alexander Muacevic, Neurosurgeon, Radiosurgeon and president of the
Radiosurgery Society, added: "We will now be able to not only treat small,
well-circumscribed tumors, but also larger and irregularly-shaped target
structures."

About the European CyberKnife Center,  Germany
The European CyberKnife Center Munich (ECZM) was the first center to have a
CyberKnife system installed in  Germany. Opened in 2005, it maintains several
close scientific and clinical partnerships among which are the University
Hospital Charite Berlin and the  Stanford University,  California/USA. Moreover,
the ECZM clinically and scientifically cooperates with the University Clinic of 
Munich  (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, LMU), which contributed significantly
to the further development of the technology and the treatment of various
indications with CyberKnife. Until today, the center's team has treated more
than 3,500 patients, most of them (71%) for intracranial lesions or tumors. As
part of the Radiosurgery Society, the team has accompanied and published many
clinical studies (covering topics like e.g. the treatment of spinal tumors,
brain metastases or vestibular schwannoma) for which it is perceived as a
pioneer of radiosurgery in  Germany. For more information please visit 
www.cyber-knife.net/en.html.  

About Accuray
Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), is a radiation oncology company that
develops, manufactures and sells personalized, innovative 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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