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Elekta physicist earns top VMAT score in 2020 TROG SBRT plan study

In the 2020 TROG SBRT Liver Plan Study sponsored by ProKnow, Elekta China’s Dr. Jiaqi Dai achieved a score of 148.66 out of 150, earning him Special Recognition for Top VMAT Score among 137 submissions for the liver SBRT plan from participants from around the world. The results were announced on March 17. The challenge…

PalabraApps acquisition helps oncology departments save time, reduce costs

Popular applications from PalabraApps, LLC will become standard solutions of Elekta’s MOSAIQ® Oncology Information System by virtue of Elekta’s acquisition of the company. The agreement, announced on February 20, comes nearly three years after Elekta began collaborating with PalabraApps on innovative workflow productivity and mobility solutions for integration with MOSAIQ. PalabraApps’ voice automation improves a…

Elekta’s Beijing factory celebrates production of 100th cancer-fighting machine

Elekta Beijing Medical Systems (EBMS) Co., Ltd. recently produced its 100th high-energy linear accelerator (linac), an Elekta Synergy® system. A linac is a device used to treat tumors in people with cancer by delivering radiation therapy in the form of high-energy x-rays or electrons. Like Elekta’s Crawley, UK facility, EBMS is now a major manufacturer of…

Elekta employees reflect on linac milestone

Since the manufacture of its first linac six decades ago, Elekta has been committed to providing radiotherapy systems to every corner of the world, increasing patient access to this vital technology. Hallym University Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital (Seoul, Republic of Korea), will accept delivery of Elekta’s 5,000th linac – a latest generation Versa HD™ system…