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26 Apr, 2017, 07:56 ET Patient in Germany is World's First to Receive Brachytherapy With Elekta's New Venezia Gynecological Applicator

A 51-year-old patient with advanced cervical cancer became the world's first to receive brachytherapy assisted by Elekta's Venezia™, a...


28 Feb, 2017, 09:08 ET Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon Radiosurgery System Receives Medical Device License From Health Canada

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that Health Canada has issued a Medical Device License to Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife®Icon™ radiosurgery...


08 Feb, 2017, 09:00 ET Elekta Partners With ESTRO Cancer Foundation to Increase Radiation Therapy Awareness and Access in Europe

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) recently entered into a partnership with the ESTRO [European Society for Radiotherapy & Oncology] Cancer Foundation (ECF)...


03 Feb, 2017, 09:11 ET Leaders In Cancer Radiotherapy Recognize World Cancer Day Through Elekta Brachytherapy Equipment Donation

Radiating Hope gains support to expand radiation therapy in regions with unmet cancer care needs Four Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) high-dose radiation...


02 Feb, 2017, 08:42 ET Elekta Receives 510(k) Clearance for Venezia, an Image-guided Brachytherapy Applicator for Treating Advanced-stage Gynecological Cancers

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced its Venezia™ applicator for gynecological brachytherapy has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...


24 Jan, 2017, 09:10 ET New Data in the Journal of Neurosurgery Reinforce use of Elekta's Gamma Knife in Hypofractionated Radiosurgery to Treat Large or Complex Brain Tumors

Results show Gamma Knife spares normal brain tissue and delivers higher target dose compared with linac-based radiotherapy platforms Elekta...


19 May, 2016, 09:00 ET Elekta Surpasses One Million Patients Treated with Leksell Gamma Knife

At the 18th International Leksell Gamma Knife® Society Meeting in Amsterdam, (May 15-19), Elekta announced that Leksell Gamma...


02 May, 2016, 07:00 ET New Data Presented at ESTRO 35 Show Positive Cosmesis and Favorable Late Side Effects After Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) with Multicatheter Interstitial Brachytherapy

Phase III trial further reinforces treatment as a valid alternative to whole breast irradiation in patients with early breast...


29 Apr, 2016, 01:30 ET Elekta's Latest Monaco Release Features Up to Four Times Faster Calculation Speed for Reduced Radiotherapy Planning Times

Elekta is pleased to announce that Monaco® version 5.11, the latest update to its industry-leading treatment planning software, is available...


27 Apr, 2016, 12:00 ET Transformative Potential of Elekta's High-field MR-guided Linear Accelerator Highlighted in Seven Abstracts at ESTRO 35

Elekta today announced that its leading-edge high-field MR-guided linear accelerator (MR-linac) platform will be the focal point of seven...


26 Apr, 2016, 01:30 ET MD Anderson Cancer Center to Acquire Elekta Linear Accelerators and Other Radiotherapy Solutions

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center has signed a deal with Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) to acquire Elekta Infinity™ linear accelerators,...


25 Apr, 2016, 01:30 ET Elekta to Demonstrate Market-leading Radiosurgery Solutions and Innovations at ESTRO 35

ESTRO Booths 200 and 500 - At ESTRO 35 (April 29 - May 3, at Lingotto Fiere in Turin), Elekta will demonstrate a full range of radiotherapy...


24 Mar, 2016, 05:37 ET Radiotherapiegroep gebruikt als eerste in Nederland het elektronische brachytherapiesysteem Esteya van Elekta om huidkankerpatiënten te behandelen

Op 3 maart hebben artsen van de Radiotherapiegroep in Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei in Ede voor het eerst hun Esteya®-systeem voor elektronische...


22 Mar, 2016, 06:28 ET Die niederländische Radiotherapiegruppe behandelt erstmals Hautkrebspatienten mit dem elektronischen Brachytherapie-System Esteya von Elekta

Am 3. März behandelten die Fachärzte der Radiotherapiegruppe im Krankenhaus Gelderse Vallei (Ede, Niederlande) erstmals einen...


22 Mar, 2016, 05:00 ET The Netherlands' Radiotherapy Group is Country's First to Use Elekta's Esteya Electronic Brachytherapy to Treat Skin Cancer Patients

On March 3, Radiotherapy Group clinicians at Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei (Ede, the Netherlands) used their Esteya® electronic brachytherapy...


15 Mar, 2016, 02:00 ET Dutch Medical Center Begins Radiosurgery Treatments with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon

Frameless, multisession Gamma Knife radiosurgery a new option at Tilburg hospital  On January 11, the Gamma Knife Center at Elisabeth...


04 Mar, 2016, 09:00 ET First Patient in U.S. Treated with Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon

New radiosurgery system enables unprecedented precision in the frameless treatment of brain tumors  Elekta, a leading supplier of advanced...


01 Mar, 2016, 01:30 ET New Elekta iViewDose Software Designed to Provide an Essential Safety Check for Radiation Therapy

The use of highly-focused, rapid delivery techniques such as intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated radiation...


26 Feb, 2016, 08:37 ET At HIMSS16 Meeting, Elekta to Show How Clinicians Can Better Harness Oncology Data With Elekta Healthcare Analytics

HIMSS Booth #818 - At the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society's 2016 meeting (HIMSS16), Elekta will showcase Elekta Healthcare...


09 Feb, 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...


21 Jan, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


18 Nov, 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...


18 Nov, 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...