News from Elekta A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Feb 09, 2016, 01:30 ET

Russian Clinic Uses Gamma Knife to Treat Record Number of Patients with Brain Cancer and Other Cranial Disorders

St. Petersburg's Diagnostic and Treatment Center at the International Institute of Biological Systems plans to upgrade system to latest...

Jan 21, 2016, 22:30 ET

First Center in Middle East With Elekta's Versa HD Radiotherapy System Begins Treating Cancer Patients

Equipped with advanced beam-shaping and high dose rate delivery technologies, King Abdulaziz University Hospital's (KAUH) Versa HD™ system...

Dec 01, 2015, 08:55 ET

Internationally Renowned Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital Acquires Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon

The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital (NKI-AVL), among the world's largest and most prestigious cancer centers, has...

Nov 18, 2015, 09:00 ET

Elekta Earns Top Rank in 2015's Best in KLAS for Radiation Therapy

Elekta took the first place ranking in KLAS's recently released 2015 Best in KLAS Awards: Medical & Infrastructure report.* KLAS, an...

Nov 18, 2015, 01:30 ET

Amethyst Radiotherapy Orders Elekta Cancer Treatment Solutions for European Expansion

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) will deliver advanced radiotherapy equipment and services to Amethyst Radiotherapy, a private cancer treatment network serving...

Oct 26, 2015, 03:30 ET

Elekta Inaugurates new Radiation Therapy Training Center in South Africa

Elekta inaugurated its advanced Elekta Training Center Cape Town, a collaboration between Elekta and Cape Town's Tygerberg Hospital and Cape...

Oct 20, 2015, 12:50 ET
SAVI Brachytherapy Infographic (PRNewsFoto/Elekta and Cianna Medical)

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Brachytherapy Achieves Excellent Long-Term Toxicity and Cosmetic Outcomes

- PROMIS registry study data supports an update of guidelines and clinical adoption of APBI with brachytherapy for women with early-stage...

Oct 20, 2015, 09:00 ET

Elekta Raises More Than $28,000 to Support Women With Cancer

Elekta activities at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) raised $28,495 for Texas WINGS (Women Involved...

Oct 19, 2015, 18:30 ET

Phase III Data Published in The Lancet Show Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Multicatheter Brachytherapy is Clinically Equivalent to Whole Breast Irradiation in Early Stage Cancer

- Results show positive toxicity and side effect trends - - Multicenter prospective study is largest ever to evaluate targeted and...

Oct 19, 2015, 15:49 ET

New Data Demonstrate Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation with Multicatheter Brachytherapy is Clinically Equivalent to Whole Breast Irradiation in Treating Early Stage Cancer

- First large-scale prospective brachytherapy clinical study evaluated 1,184 patients - - Results announced by GEC-ESTRO...

Oct 15, 2015, 09:00 ET

At ASTRO Annual Meeting, Elekta to Highlight Cancer Management Solutions That Advance and Simplify Patient Care

At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, October 18-21 in San Antonio, Elekta (booth #459) will demonstrate that...

Oct 14, 2015, 09:00 ET

Florida's Lynn Cancer Institute Begins Treating Skin Cancer Patients With Elekta's Esteya Electronic Brachytherapy System

With the recent treatment of a 65-year-old woman with a skin cancer lesion on her chin, Lynn Cancer Institute of Boca Raton Regional Hospital...

Oct 13, 2015, 01:30 ET

Installation Completed for Elekta MRI-guided linear Accelerator at MD Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Elekta and Philips teams recently completed installation of the first high field (1.5 Tesla)...

Oct 12, 2015, 01:30 ET

Seven US Medical Centers to Acquire Elekta's New Leksell Gamma Knife Icon Brain Radiosurgery System

Patients in the United States with brain cancer or any of a range of other neurological disorders will soon have access to the most sophisticated...

Sep 25, 2015, 06:00 ET

Elekta to Showcase New Leksell Gamma Knife Icon at Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting

Elekta's latest generation intracranial radiosurgery system, Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™, will be in the spotlight (booth #336) at the...

Sep 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

Elekta to Host Cancer Survivorship Event at Company's Learning and Innovation Center (LINC) in Atlanta

Elekta, a global cancer management company, will host an educational event on cancer survivorship on September 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Elekta's...

Aug 27, 2015, 09:00 ET

New Elekta Consortium to Push Frontiers of Linear Accelerator-Based Stereotactic Radiation Therapy for the Brain

The Elekta Linac-based Brain Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (SRT) Consortium convened in Boston on July 9th for its inaugural meeting. Elekta...

Aug 26, 2015, 01:30 ET

University Hospital La Timone World's First To Treat Patients With Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, Elekta's Latest Generation Cranial Radiosurgery System

On August 10, doctors at University Hospital La Timone (Marseilles, France) used their new Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™ system to treat a...

Aug 05, 2015, 10:00 ET

Elekta Receives US 510(k) Clearance for Its Latest Generation Intracranial Radiosurgery System, Leksell Gamma Knife Icon

Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Icon™ radiosurgery system has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration,...