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iCAD Appoints Andrew Sassine to Board of Directors

NASHUA, N.H., Dec. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iCAD, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced that Andrew Sassine will be joining the iCAD Board of Directors effective immediately.

Dr. Lawrence Howard, Chairman of the iCAD Board of Directors, said, "We are pleased to welcome Andy Sassine to the Board of Directors. He has strong experience analyzing and working directly with companies such as iCAD from his time as a small-cap portfolio manager and his current service on several healthcare company boards. He also has been an investor in iCAD for quite some time and has a comprehensive understanding of the Company's business and markets, positioning him to bring a valuable perspective to the refinement and expansion of our strategic growth plans."

Mr. Sassine currently serves on the board of directors of two public companies in the healthcare sector and three private companies, two of which are in the healthcare sector. He previously served in various positions at Fidelity Investments from 1999 to 2012, including serving as portfolio manager for the Fidelity Small Cap Stock Fund, the Fidelity International Small Cap Opportunities Fund, and the Fidelity Advisor International Small Cap Opportunities Fund.

Mr. Sassine also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Henry B. Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa and previously served on the Board of Trustees at the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. Mr. Sassine earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Iowa and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

About iCAD, Inc.

iCAD delivers innovative cancer detection and radiation therapy solutions and services that enable clinicians to find and treat cancers earlier and faster while improving patient outcomes. iCAD offers a comprehensive range of upgradeable computer aided detection (CAD) and workflow solutions to support rapid and accurate detection of breast, prostate and colorectal cancers. iCAD's Xoft® Axxent® Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx®) System® is a painless, non-invasive technology that delivers high dose rate, low energy radiation, which targets cancer while minimizing exposure to surrounding healthy tissue. The Xoft System is FDA cleared and CE marked for use anywhere in the body, including treatment of non-melanoma skin cancer, early-stage breast cancer and gynecological cancers. The comprehensive iCAD technology platforms include advanced hardware and software as well as management services designed to support cancer detection and radiation therapy treatments. For more information, visit www.icadmed.com or www.xoftinc.com.

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