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Comprehensive VMAT Solution From Elekta on Center Stage at 2009 AAPM Annual Meeting

ANAHEIM, Calif., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2009 American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) annual meeting, July 26-30 in Anaheim, California, Elekta will demonstrate how the company's comprehensive VMAT solution can help health care providers deliver superior cancer ca...

The Ottawa Hospital and Elekta Forge Long-Term Strategic Partnership Agreement

Agreement to create world class cancer management centre of excellence harnessing state-of-the-art Elekta technologies OTTAWA, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta and The Ottawa Hospital (Ottawa, Ontario) have embarked on a decade-long mutual support project that will create an advanced canc...

Hospitals Turn to Vendors Like Elekta for Help in Squeezing Most From Existing Technologies

As Capital Expenditures Slow, Hospitals and Treatment Centers Seek Competitive Advantage by Leveraging Technology ATLANTA, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For oncology programs struggling to make ends meet, the ability to do more with less is appealing. The pressure to gain efficiencies comes from tw...

CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Atlas-Based Autosegmentation Software

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management solutions, has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its new Atlas-Based Autosegmentation (ABAS) product. This clearance allows CMS to immediately begin dis...

Mass Financial Corp. Launches Lawsuit Against Elekta AB, Seeks Substantial Damages

HONG KONG, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Mass Financial Corp. ("MASS") Hong Kong announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Canada against Elekta AB, ("Elekta") Stockholm, Sweden and other for breach of contract and contract interference. In the lawsuit we s...

ProCure Treatment Centers to Equip Chicago Facility With Software Solutions From Elekta

CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- ProCure Treatment Centers, Inc., (ProCure) has selected Elekta to provide workflow enhancing software and treatment planning systems for its second IBA-equipped proton therapy center, which is under construction in suburban Chicago. ProCure collaborates with radiati...

Xoft Signs Sales Development Agreement With Elekta

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Xoft, Inc., developer of the Axxent(R) Electronic Brachytherapy System, and Elekta, a global leader in radiation oncology and non-invasive neurosurgery solutions, announced that the companies have signed a sales development agreement. Under the agreem...

Elekta CMS Software Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Monaco VMAT Treatment Planning Solution

... ANAHEIM, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- elekta CMS Software has received FDA 510(k) clearance for...U.S. market," said Rob Cessac, Product Manager for elekta CMS Software. "Our continued support and developme...ews, visit www.elekta.com/cms . About elekta ...

Elekta Provides VMAT and Radiosurgery Solutions for New Jersey Health System

...New Jersey) has purchased two new state-of-the-art elekta radiation therapy treatment systems, both with V...(VMAT). The first site in the world to have both elekta Axesse and elekta Infinity , CentraState will offer the most advanc...

National Cancer Registrars Association and Impac Software Announce Best Paper Award Recipients

...linical laboratory and cancer registry. Impac Software is part of the elekta Group, a human care company pioneering significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. elekta employs around 2,500 people globally. Corporate headquarter is located in S...
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CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Announces First Cancer Patients Treated With Monaco(TM) Radiation Treatment Planning System

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management solutions, today announced that three sites have delivered clinical treatments utilizing Monaco(TM), its next-generation Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy...

Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute First in U.S. to Treat Cancer Patient with Elekta VMAT

SEATTLE and ATLANTA, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A patient with pancreatic cancer recently became the first person in the United States to receive treatment using Elekta VMAT (Volumetric intensity Modulated Arc Therapy) at Seattle's Swedish Cancer Institute. This revolutionary new technology drama...

First Clinical Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy Treatment Completed With Elekta Synergy(R) S at General Hospital Vienna

ATLANTA, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, January 31, General Hospital Vienna successfully completed its first Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)* treatment. The hospital is one of the first in the world to carry out this innovative cancer treatment option. (Logo: http://www.newsco...

IBA and Elekta Initiate Global Particle Therapy Program at ASTRO

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.: Reuters IBAB.BR and Bloomberg IBAB.BB) and Elekta AB (publ) (Stockholm, Sweden: EKTA.ST), today announced a global particle therapy collaboration program to optimize the seamless integration of proton therapy delivery and in...

Elekta's New Line of Stereotactic Treatment Solutions is Redefining Excellence in Stereotaxy, a Case at a Time

...ted procedure. Fully optimized for neurosurgery, elekta Axesse is ideally suited for stereotactic radiosur..." says Joseph K. Jachinowski, President and CEO of elekta North America. "Technology that is perfectly align... product line, Leksell Stereotactic System(R), and elekta Neuromag(R), the world's most advanced magnetoence...

Elekta Announces Clinical Start-Up of New Leksell Gamma Knife(R) Perfexion(TM) at UPMC

...brain cancer is treated around the world." UPMC - elekta partnership going strong The University of Pittsb...amma Knife. UPMC continues to use a full range of elekta stereotactic systems including a new elekta Synergy(R) S system for spinal radiosurgery that i...
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New report finds great potential for Swedish medical technology

...echnology (KTH), Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital. Sweden has an excellent record in the medtech field: Gambro, Getinge and elekta are prime examples of thriving companies that have been built up around Swedish innovations. As a whole, the industry employs around 10,000 Swedes and...
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Presbyterian Cancer Center to Offer Cancer Patients High-End VMAT Treatments With the Installation of Elekta Infinity

ATLANTA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Presbyterian Cancer Center - Dallas, a joint venture between Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and Texas Oncology, PA, recently installed an Elekta Infinity system, enabling the facility to begin treating patients with Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT). El...

CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company, Announces Commercial Availability of Focal4D(TM)

ST LOUIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS, Inc., an Elekta Company and worldwide leader in radiation treatment planning and workflow management solutions, today announced the commercial launch of its new 4D treatment planning solution, Focal4D(TM). Focal4D, part of the Focal product line that a...

Elekta Announces Clinical Start-up of Elekta Synergy(R) S at UPMC

PITTSBURGH and ATLANTA, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Treatments have commenced on the new Elekta Synergy(R) S at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). UPMC is a world-leading provider of intra- and extracranial stereotactic radiosurgery. The clinical start of treatments began October 30...

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak Treats Its First Patients With Elekta Axesse

New robotic, image-guided stereotactic radiation system treats cancer patients quickly and effectively with highly accurate tumor targeting ROYAL OAK, Mich., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak (Royal Oak, Michigan, USA) has performed its first treatments using the new Ele...

Elekta Announces Elekta Infinity - a New System for Faster and More Precise Treatment of Cancer Tumors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta, a global leader in radiation oncology and non-invasive neurosurgery solutions, announced Elekta Infinity*, the definitive new digital linear accelerator optimized for delivering Volumetric Intensity Modulated Arc Therapy* (VMAT), a very fast...

Johns Hopkins to add Elekta Synergy S(R) to Cancer Treatment Lineup

Combination of Intracranial and Extracranial Resources Benefits Baltimore Area and Beyond ATLANTA and BALTIMORE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Medicine is adding an Elekta Synergy(R) S system to its Leksell Gamm...

Oregon Health & Science University Knight Cancer Institute Enhances Patient Care With Monaco(R) Radiation Treatment Planning System

... March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- CMS Software, part of the elekta Group and leader in radiation treatment planning a... About CMS Software CMS Software is part of the elekta Group, a human care company pioneering significant...fidence to both healthcare providers and patients, elekta aims to help in the cure of cancer patients with c...

Elekta Sees Record Attendance and Record Number of Submitted Abstracts at International Leksell Gamma Knife(R) Society Meeting in Quebec, Canada

...ined greater clinical acceptance. About Elekta elekta is an international medical technology group, prov...state-of-the-art tools to fight serious disease. elekta provides advanced clinical solutions, comprehensiv...d cancer care and management of brain disorders. elekta systems and solutions are used in over 5,000 hospi...

National Cancer Registrars Association and IMPAC Medical Systems Announce Best Paper Award Recipients

...nd SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an elekta company, and leading provider of oncology information technology solutions,...ation, process efficiency, and quality patient care. IMPAC is part of the elekta Group, providing oncologists, radiation therapists, neurosurgeons and many ...

IMPAC Medical Systems Announces 2008 Laboratory Professionals of the Year

...SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPAC Medical Systems, Inc., an elekta company, and leading provider of information technology solutions for anato...ation, process efficiency, and quality patient care. IMPAC is part of the elekta Group, providing oncologists, radiation therapists, neurosurgeons and many ...
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