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IsoRay Inc. (AMEX: ISR), announced financial results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2011 underscoring significant improvements in quarterly sales revenue growth both sequentially and in the prior year quarter.
Sales increased17% in the period with the Company posting a 581% gain in gross profit compared to the prior year third quarter.The growth in revenue was attributed to a 21% increase in patient cases over Q3 FY2010.Significantly, IsoRay's non-prostate cases represented 10% of overall sales. This rise reflects increasing adoption of the Company's breakthrough internal radiation therapy by medical practitioners and facilities across the country. IsoRay is the exclusive manufacturer of
Cesium-131 used in internal radiation therapy (
brachytherapy) for the treatment of lung, brain, colon, head and neck, ocular melanoma, and prostate
cancer as well as other cancers throughout the body.
IsoRay Chairman and CEO DwightBabcock, commenting on the quarter's improved performance said, "We are very pleased to have achieved these milestones including the second best quarterly revenues in the Company's history and the highest gross profit. The numbers reflect important gains for the Companyand serve to endorse ourongoing strategy for expanding treatment applications beyond the prostate. We are particularly excited about the growth in sales of non-prostate treatment products.It is indicative of the Company's transformation from an exclusive prostate focus to a total body internal radiation therapy company. We are effectively opening new horizons for brachytherapy by making Cesium-131 available to address cancers in locations throughout the body in contrast to other internal radiation therapy alternatives."
In other developments
, IsoRay received its CE mark certification giving European approval to IsoRay's stranded and mesh seed (Cesium-131 seeds) configuration for cancer applications throughout the body including head and neck, lung, brain, colon, and prostate cancers. With this approval, IsoRay will now be seeking distributors throughout Europe.
Looking forward, IsoRay's GliaSite® radiation therapy system remains on target for the launch of its sales initiative in August 2011.GliaSite® therapy system is the world's only FDA-approved balloon catheter device used in the brachytherapy treatment of brain cancer. This innovative technology allows physicians to treat more brain cancer patients than ever before with internal radiation therapy (brachytherapy) with benefits over alternative radiation options while enhancing patient lifestyle.
Of the anticipated launch, CEO Babcock added, "We expect GliaSite sales to be an important factor in driving our cash flow." Along with building inventory for the product, he reported that the Company has completed the final testing and manufacture of Iotrex, a liquid iodine, which will initially be used in the GliaSite radiation therapy system. IsoRay is in the final stage of testing its GliaSite catheter system with Iotrex for submission of its 510K for GliaSite to the FDA. Use of Iotrex allows IsoRay to address imminent market opportunities both in the U.S. and Europe, while the Company seeks final approval for liquid Cesium-131 and its use in the GliaSite® therapy system.In another important development, IsoRay has just launched its real-time, E-clinical data collection system. IsoRay will be using the E-clinical data system to provide patient data for various new studies providing an independent source for clinical analysis and publication.
The ease and accuracy of data submission offers physicians important benefits and features, while lowering the cost of acquiring empirical data.The online web data collection registry will immediately be used by physicians in the multi-institutional lung study examining the efficacy of brachytherapy over other techniques and treatments. Led by New York physician Dr. Bhupesh Parashar, the lung study has expanded with a growing number of institutions signing on to participate.
IsoRay, Inc. and Subsidiaries
Consolidated Statements of Operations
Three months endedMarch 31,
Nine months endedMarch 31,
Cost of product sales
Research and development expenses
Research and development reimbursement
Sales and marketing expenses
General and administrative expenses
Total operating expenses
Non-operating income (expense):
Gain / (loss) on fair value of warrant liability
Financing and interest expense
Non-operating income (expense), net
Preferred stock dividends
Net loss applicable to common shareholders
Basic and diluted loss per share
Weighted average shares used in computing net loss per share:
Basic and diluted
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements.
About IsoRay, Inc.
IsoRay, Inc., through its subsidiary, IsoRay Medical, Inc., is the exclusive producer of Cesium-131 internal radiation therapy, which is expanding brachytherapy options throughout the body. Learn more about this innovative Richland, Washington company and explore the many benefits and uses of Cesium-131 by visiting
www.isoray.com.Safe Harbor Statement
Statements in this news release about IsoRay's future expectations, including: the advantages of our Cesium-131 seed, future demand for IsoRay's existing and planned products, whether revenue, cash flows and other financial metrics will improve in future periods, whether IsoRay will be able to continue to expand its base beyond prostate cancer, whether IsoRay's Cesium-131 seed will be used to treat additional cancers and malignant disease, whether IsoRay will be able to locate distributors in Europe and whether IsoRay will be able to generate sales in Europe. the advantages of the Gliasite delivery system, whether a liquid form of Cesium-131 will be developed that receives regulatory approval and can be used successfully with the Gliasite delivery system, whether the new data collection system will improve study enrollments and analysis, whether additional studies will be published with favorable outcomes from treatment with Cesium-131, and all other statements in this release, other than historical facts, are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("PSLRA"). This statement is included for the express purpose of availing IsoRay, Inc. of the protections of the safe harbor provisions of the PSLRA. It is important to note that actual results and ultimate corporate actions could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements based on such factors as physician acceptance, training and use of IsoRay's products, changing levels of demand for IsoRay's current and proposed future products, IsoRay's ability to reduce or maintain expenses while increasing sales, whether later studies and protocols support the findings of the initial studies, success of future research and development activities, whether initial implants of Cesium-131 to treat non-prostate cancers result in favorable patient outcomes in both the short- and long-term, patient results achieved when Cesium-131 is used for the treatment of cancers and malignant diseases beyond prostate cancer, IsoRay's ability to successfully manufacture, market and sell its products, whether resources are available as needed to develop a liquid form of Cesium-131 and whether such liquid form receives and maintains all required regulatory approvals, whether any liquid form of Cesium-131 is able to be used successfully with the Gliasite delivery system, patient results achieved when Cesium-131 is used for the treatment of cancers and malignant diseases beyond prostate cancer whether with the Gliasite delivery system or in another delivery system, whether IsoRay is able to locate suitable European distributors and enter into final agreements with them, IsoRay's ability to manufacture its products in sufficient quantities to meet demand within required delivery time periods while meeting its quality control standards, IsoRay's ability to enforce its intellectual property rights, changes in reimbursement rates, changes in laws and regulations applicable to our product, and other risks detailed from time to time in IsoRay's reports filed with the SEC.