• Jan 07, 2020

    Ten new Elekta treatment systems to alleviate China’s burden of cancer

    To address the same cancer challenges facing the global healthcare community, China is reinforcing its complement of radiotherapy treatment systems, most recently with the order of 10 Elekta linear accelerators and associated radiotherapy solutions. The Chinese investment group, HEDY, purchased the equipment from Elekta China, an order that includes the...

  • Dec 13, 2019

    Elekta expands linac production into Russia

    In November 2019, Elekta and Rusatom Healthcare – a subsidiary of the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom – signed an agreement to establish production of Elekta Infinity® linear accelerators (linacs). Infinity is used to deliver radiation therapy to treat cancerous tumors. Dr. Richard Hausmann, President and CEO at Elekta and...

  • Dec 06, 2019

    Allegheny Health Network recognized as first Elekta Center of Distinction

    Elekta, the leader in precision radiation medicine innovation, has recognized Allegheny Health Network (AHN) as the first Elekta Center of Distinction in the Americas and in fact, the very first in the world. This designation reflects AHN’s commitment to leadership and innovation in the field of precision radiation medicine and...

  • Nov 26, 2019

    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...

  • Nov 14, 2019

    IRRF to establish the Dan Leksell Lecture

    Dr. Dan (Danny) Leksell, founder and former chairman of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society The International Radiosurgery Research Foundation (IRRF) has established a biennial honorary lecture in the name of Dr. Dan (Danny) Leksell, founder and former chairman of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society. This is in recognition of Danny’s...