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DOBI Medical International Showcases ComfortScan ® System at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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Mahwah, NJ, December 6, 2005 – Breast imaging developer DOBI Medical International, Inc. (DBMI.OB) will showcase its latest ComfortScan ® technology at the 28th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS), December 8-10, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio (booth #207). Now DICOM-compliant and with new display algorithms, the ComfortScan system, which is limited to investigational use in the U.S., is a noninvasive and non x-ray dynamic optical breast imaging system designed to assist physicians in the diagnosis and management of breast cancer.

The ComfortScan system uses high-intensity, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and gentle external pressure to identify vascular abnormalities or tumor angiogenesis (the growth of new blood vessels) in the breast. This blood vessel growth is often associated with malignant breast tumors. Because standard technologies, such as mammography and ultrasound do not show this growth, the ComfortScan system has the potential to improve the physician’s diagnosis of breast cancer when used as an adjunct to mammography. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 211,000 women in the U.S. alone are found to have invasive breast cancer every year.

Sponsored by the San Antonio Cancer Institute and Baylor College of Medicine, SABCS provides state-of-the-art information on the experimental biology, etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and therapy of breast cancer and pre-malignant breast disease to an international audience of academic and private physicians and researchers. For more conference information, visit

About DOBI Medical International, Inc.
DOBI Medical is a developmental stage, medical imaging company working to create a new means for the improved diagnosis of high risk and malignant breast disease through the identification of abnormal vascularization ("angiogenesis") associated with tumors. DOBI Medical International’s first application of the technology is the ComfortScan ® system, a gentle, noninvasive, and nonionizing, optical imaging system designed to assist physicians in the identification and management of breast disease. The ComfortScan system is intended to achieve this by providing new, physiology-based imagery of abnormal vascularization in the breast that is not readily available today. The ComfortScan system has CE Mark and UL designations, and DOBI Medical is a certified ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 13485:2003 company. The Company currently sells its ComfortScan systems to international distributors for installation at international clinical trial sites. The ComfortScan system is not yet commercially available in the U.S. as it is limited by U.S. law to investigational use as an adjunct to mammography until approved by the FDA, which cannot be guaranteed. For more information on DOBI Medical International or the ComfortScan system, visit

Statements contained in this press release may contain information that includes or is based upon certain "forward-looking statements " relating to our business. These forward-looking statements represent management's current judgment and assumptions, and can be identified by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or current facts. Forward-looking statements are frequently accompanied by the use of such words as "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "expects," "projects," "intends," and similar expressions. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, including without limitation, those relating to our ability to timely and successfully complete our U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) patient Pre-Market Approval (“PMA”) clinical trials, as well as our other clinical trials being conducted around the world; our ability to timely and successfully complete and submit to the FDA our PMA application of the PMA clinical trial results; the timely and final approval by local foreign governments of our ComfortScan system as an adjunct to mammography in various international markets; the success and continued improvements of our product development and research efforts, including without limitation, our ability to timely and successfully release version 2.0 and subsequent versions of our ComfortScan system; our ability to timely meet U.S. and foreign government laws and industry standards; our ability to meet U.S. and foreign medical device quality regulation standards required to maintain our CE Mark, and ISO, UL and FDA export certifications; our ability to timely deliver our products into international markets; the acceptance, adoption, and use of our ComfortScan system by physicians, imaging clinics, and patients; and our ability to obtain third-party reimbursement from U.S. and foreign governments and private payers.

Any one of these or other risks, uncertainties, other factors, and any inaccurate assumptions, may cause actual results to be materially different from those described herein or elsewhere by us. We caution readers not to place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they were made. Certain of these risks, uncertainties, and other factors are described in greater detail in our filings from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which we strongly urge you to read and consider, including the "Investment Considerations" and the "Cautionary Factors That May Affect Future Results" as set forth in our 2004 Annual Report on Form 10-KSB, as amended, and the "Risk Factors" in our Registration Statement on Form SB-2 declared effective on May 11, 2005, our Quarterly Reports on 10-QSB, and our Current Reports on Form 8-K, all of which may be accessed from our website at Subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or to persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements set forth above and elsewhere in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We expressly disclaim any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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For further information:
Please contact: Michael Jorgensen, Chief Financial Officer

DOBI Medical International
1200 MacArthur Blvd.
Mahwah, New Jersey 07430
Voice: (201) 760 6464
Fax: (201) 760 8860


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