BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensus Healthcare, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRTS), a medical device company specializing in the non-invasive treatment of non-melanoma skin cancers (NMSC) and keloids with Image-Guided Superficial Radiation Therapy (IGSRT), announces the publication of a new retrospective study that showed a high cure rate exceeding 97 percent among older patients (mean age: 82.5 years) being treated for basal and squamous cell carcinomas on their lower extremities with Sensus' SRT-100TM Superficial Radiation Therapy.
The article, "Superficial Radiation Therapy: A Viable Nonsurgical Option for Treating Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lower Extremities" appears in the February issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology.
"When treating NMSC of the lower extremities, it is critically important to examine every treatment option that doesn't inflict more pain or add potential complications as many of these patients are elderly and present with numerous comorbidities," said William Roth, M.D., the lead author of the study and Voluntary Clinical Professor at The University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology. "The results of this study highlight SRT as a highly effective treatment option for eliminating basal and squamous cell carcinoma lesions on lower extremities."
SRT effectively treats basal and squamous cell carcinomas without cutting, bleeding or stitching. There is no need for anesthesia and no need for reconstructive plastic surgery. Sensus' SRT-100TM is cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer and keloids.
"The power of this technology lies in our ability to deliver a precise, calibrated dose of X-ray radiation that penetrates only five millimeters below the skin's surface," added Isabelle Raymond, Ph.D., Vice President, Clinical Development, Sensus Healthcare. "Dr. Roth's study demonstrates that basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma of the lower extremities can be treated safely and very successfully with superficial radiation therapy, and that it is a viable nonsurgical treatment option for patients who do not want surgery."
About Sensus Healthcare
Sensus Healthcare, Inc. is a medical device company that is committed to providing non-invasive and cost-effective treatment for non-melanoma skin cancers and keloids. Sensus uses a proprietary low-energy X-ray technology known as superficial radiation therapy (SRT), which is a result of over a decade of dedicated research and development. Sensus has successfully incorporated SRT into its portfolio of treatment devices, the SRT-100TM, SRT-100+TM and SRT-100 VisionTM. To date, SRT technology has been used to effectively and safely treat oncological and non-oncological skin conditions in thousands of patients. Sensus also offers Sensus Laser Systems, three next-generation devices that showcase the latest in technology and function for the aesthetic dermatology market.
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