Navigation Links
Nucletron Increases Full Year Outlook After Strong First Half 2009
Date:9/3/2009

VEENENDAAL, the Netherlands, September 3 /PRNewswire/ --

- Despite Challenging Global Economic Conditions, Nucletron Surpassed Projections for the First Half Year

Nucletron, a global leader in radiation oncology, today announced strong financial results over the first half year of 2009. Despite challenging global economic conditions, Nucletron surpassed projections for the first half year.

Net sales amounted to EUR 51.2 million, a 3% growth on like-for-like basis compared to the first half of 2008. EBITDA in the first half of 2009 amounted to EUR 6.3 million, a 53% increase compared to EUR 4.1 million over the same period last year. As a result of the positive developments Nucletron expects full year EBITDA to increase to EUR 19.0 million.

Jos Lamers, chief executive officer of Nucletron, comments: "Over the first six months of 2009, we have seen the results of our improved focus on innovation and our increased marketing efforts. Our senior management team is at full strength after the appointment of three new team members with a blue chip background. Combining our strength in marketing and sales with the research & development capabilities of Isodose Control will make Nucletron one of the global leaders in brachytherapy. Given our many upcoming product releases in the months ahead, we are on track to outperform our 2009 goals."

Among the several advancements made in the first half of 2009, Nucletron partnered with Advanced Radiation Therapy (ART) to offer a revolutionary solution for treating breast cancer. AccuBoost allows clinicians to use image-guidance, as used in a standard mammography, to pinpoint radiation directly to the tumour site. This allows for much better accuracy in targeting the radiation to the cancerous area, while protecting the patients' healthy organs during treatment.

The business collaboration with Isodose Control is now in place. The partnership allows clinicians to benefit from Nucletron's leadership and strength in brachytherapy with Isodose Control's track record of innovation.

Additionally, Nucletron launched its latest evolution in treatment planning for radiotherapy. Model-based segmentation in Oncentra MBS and volumetric modulated arc therapy with Oncentra VMAT ensure quality, while dramatically reducing the time needed to create treatment plans.

Visit our website http://www.nucletron.com

About Nucletron

Nucletron is a global leader in Radiation Oncology, working with clinical teams to realize innovative solutions that improve patient care. Nucletron strives to offer the best possible choice of radiation modalities through integrated products, software and services. Critical to the Nucletron philosophy is the establishment of close working relationships with individual clinical teams - reconfiguring traditional boundaries between customer and solution provider. Many Nucletron employees have clinical experience delivering oncology care, providing an in-depth understanding of the complex needs of clinicians.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Nucletron B V
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Nucletron Announces Management Buy-Out to More Effectively Meet the Demands of Its Customers and the Radiation Therapy Community
2. Nucletron and Advanced Radiation Therapy (ART) Jointly Announce a Global, Strategic Partnership to Offer AccuBoost(R) for Image-Guided Breast Irradiation
3. Prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer significantly increases survival
4. Fat on chest and upper back increases risk of insulin resistance
5. Handling Stress Properly Increases Good Cholesterol
6. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk among Chinese men
7. High alcohol consumption increases stroke risk, Tulane study says
8. Genetic predisposition increases childhood asthma risk
9. Smoking increases risks for head and neck cancers for men and women
10. Passive smoking increases sleep disturbance among pregnant women
11. Frequent alcohol consumption increases cancer risk in older women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Emergency rooms provide emergency care to stabilize critical ... leave patients with dental emergencies at risk of losing a tooth or their smiles. ... , Common dental emergencies include:, , Avulsed or knocked-out ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Ongoing news of the ... Care Association™ (ALCA) to conduct a survey that takes a closer look at cases ... illustrates the prevalence and causes of TBI among the aging population, and identifies the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... 2016 , ... AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leading medical technology company focused ... full year ended December 31, 2015 on Monday, February 29, 2016 after the market ... community following the release at 4:30 PM ET. Investors interested in participating by phone ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... For additional information contact Phyllis Strupp 480-488-5858 , Brain improves with age, ... Guide to Brain Training" by award-winning author Phyllis Strupp explains how brain ... 16, 2016. A free review copy is available to the media at NetGalley ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... IDEX Health & ... PEEK-lined stainless steel (PLS) columns combine the strength of traditional stainless steel with ... of biological samples while operating at ultra-high pressures of 20,000 psi. The higher ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... Warren Kocmond , formerly Executive Vice President ... the position of President and Chief Operating Officer.  ... been expanded, and now include Global Commercial Operations ... and Customer Service.  Mr. Kocmond will continue to ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Vanda) (NASDAQ: VNDA ), today announced ... full year ended December 31, 2015. ... year for Vanda with the continued growth of HETLIOZ ... HETLIOZ for Non-24," said Mihael H. Polymeropoulos, M.D., Vanda,s ... U.S. product portfolio builds on this success and underscores ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... LEXINGTON, Massachusetts , February 10, 2016 --> ... Japan .  --> Japan .  ... Japan .  With submission, Shire continues to ... --> With submission, Shire continues to ... With submission, Shire continues to strengthen ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: