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Aug 07, 2014, 09:00 ET

For fourth year in a row, Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion earns top rank in 2014's Best in KLAS for Radiation Therapy

 Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ radiosurgery system took the first place ranking for the fourth consecutive year in KLAS...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Christie Hospital joins Elekta and Philips research consortium to develop MRI-guided radiation therapy system for cancer treatment

Elekta (NSE:EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) announced today that The Christie NHS Foundation Trust (Manchester, UK), a specialist...

Jul 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

Elekta's Monaco 5 treatment planning system to make its AAPM radiation physics conference debut

 AAPM Booth #231 -- Monaco® 5 is scheduled to make its AAPM debut at the organization's 56th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, July...

Jun 24, 2014, 09:00 ET

Elekta To Bring Big Data Analytics To Oncology And Radiosurgery Registries

 Elekta has selected Birst, the global leader in cloud-based business intelligence (BI), to help clinicians, researchers and business managers...

Jun 11, 2014, 09:00 ET

Elekta's MOSAIQ Oncology Information System receives Stage 2 meaningful use certification

 Elekta's MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System (OIS) has been tested and certified as a Complete Ambulatory EHR under the Drummond Group's...

Jun 05, 2014, 08:00 ET

The Institute of Cancer Research joins the Elekta and Philips research consortium to develop MRI-guided therapy system for cancer treatment

Elekta (NSE: EKTAb) and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced today that The Institute of Cancer Research, London, a world-leading cancer...

Jun 04, 2014, 10:30 ET

California clinic employs Elekta's Clarity system for non-invasive imaging during radiotherapy treatment of prostate cancer

Skyline Radiation Oncology's acquisition of Elekta's Clarity® soft tissue visualization system is enabling physicians to continuously track...

Jun 02, 2014, 06:00 ET

Dutch cancer patients to benefit from Erasmus Medical Center's new treatment technology

 Clinicians at the Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be able to offer patients the most modern...

May 21, 2014, 09:00 ET

Study: For treating multiple metastases, Elekta's Gamma Knife offers dramatically lower radiation dose to normal brain than other systems

Persons who need radiotherapy for treatment of multiple brain metastases stand to receive as much as a 74 percent lower radiation dose to normal...

May 13, 2014, 09:00 ET

Study finds Gamma Knife radiosurgery alone yields equal survival outcomes for patients with two to 10 tumors

A Japanese multi-institutional study1 of 1,194 patients, has found that individuals with five to 10 tumors treated with Gamma Knife®...

May 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

Elekta launches global Center of Excellence program to advance cancer management efforts

Elekta has established a Center of Excellence program that seeks the collaboration of its clinical customers in the development of high-quality...

May 08, 2014, 08:30 ET

Elekta announces changes to its Executive Management team

Elekta announced today that it has appointed Åsa Hedin as Executive Vice President (EVP) Corporate Strategy, assuming responsibility for...

May 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center is first US site to use Elekta's Monaco 5 treatment planning with Siemens mARC radiotherapy technique

 Clinicians at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center are achieving excellent planning results in the first US...

May 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

Niklas Savander assumes role as Elekta's new President and CEO

As announced in October 2013, Niklas Savander will today assume the role as Elekta's President and CEO, succeeding Tomas Puusepp who will continue...

Apr 23, 2014, 11:00 ET

Elekta celebrates Queen's Award hat trick

 Elekta, a global medical technology company dedicated to oncology and neuroscience clinical advancements, has been awarded The Queen's Award...

Apr 07, 2014, 06:00 ET

Innovatieve Luneray katheters en orgaansparende aanpak leiden tot beduidend minder invasieve blaaskankerbehandelingen

- Samenwerking uroloog en radio-oncoloog bij laparoscopische implantatie van nieuwe brachytherapiekatheters voor blaaskanker Artsen in het...

Apr 07, 2014, 06:00 ET

Innovative Luneray catheters and organ-preserving approach result in radically less invasive bladder cancer treatment

Physicians at Arnhem Radiotherapy Institute (ARTI) and Rijnstate Hospital have dramatically transformed brachytherapy to treat bladder cancer. By...

Apr 05, 2014, 02:00 ET

Dutch medical center begins installation of world's first high-field MRI-guided radiation therapy system

Elekta (NSE:EKTAb), Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG, AEX:PHIA) and University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht (the Netherlands) announced today that the...

Apr 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

First Austrian cancer patients receive treatments on advanced Elekta Versa HD radiation therapy system

 Medical University Innsbruck is the first center in Austria to begin treating patients with Elekta's Versa HD™, a radiation therapy...

Apr 01, 2014, 09:00 ET

Elekta to demonstrate the synergy of technology and people at ESTRO 33

ESTRO Booth #6200 – At ESTRO33, Elekta will demonstrate a comprehensive array of advanced solutions for cancer management. These products...