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...
- Collaboration unifies multi-system radiotherapy alliance under MOSAIQ
- How MOSAIQ helped a radiation oncology center earn APEx accreditation
- French center boosts stereotactic radiotherapy capacity with Versa HD
- Elekta Care Learning Partnerships program focuses on rapid SBRT start-up
- Consortium demonstrates phantom's value in SRS end-to-end accuracy