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25 Feb, 2020, 06:39 GMT Invitation to Investor Meeting at ESTRO in Vienna

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) invites analysts and investors to a meeting on April 4, in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the European Society for...


20 Jan, 2020, 19:28 GMT Institut Jules Bordet Invests in Elekta's Latest Cancer Treatment Technology

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that it signed a contract with the Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, for an Elekta Unity MR-linac system, two Versa ...


14 Nov, 2019, 09:28 GMT Uppsala University Hospital First in Sweden to Treat Patient With Elekta Unity Cancer Treatment System

Sweden's first-ever patient to be treated on the groundbreaking Elekta Unity MR-Linac radiation therapy system took place at Uppsala University...


05 Nov, 2019, 06:42 GMT Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria Cancer Care Center Treats its First Patient With Elekta Unity MR-Linac

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that the IRCCS Ospedale Sacro Cuore-Don Calabria Cancer Care Center has treated its first patient using Elekta...


23 Oct, 2019, 06:36 BST Elekta Wins the Technology Services Industry Association STAR award

The Technology Services Industry Association (TSIA) has presented Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) with its STAR award - a great honor in the technology services...


17 Oct, 2019, 06:58 BST Elekta Unity MR-Linac Receives Innovation Award from the Institute of Physics

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announces that its Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system has been awarded the Institute of Physics...


06 Sep, 2019, 06:43 BST Lithuania is First of Baltic States to Begin Intracranial Radiosurgery With Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife

Doctors at Kaunos Klinikos (Kaunas, Lithuania) have ushered in the era of advanced stereotactic intracranial radiosurgery in Lithuania and the Baltic ...


05 Sep, 2019, 06:50 BST Elekta Announces Exclusive Agreement With DOSIsoft for Distribution of Key Patient-specific QA Solutions

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) has signed a distribution agreement with DOSIsoft, a company that offers patient-specific quality assurance (QA) software, to be...


12 Jul, 2019, 06:41 BST Clinicians and Cancer Patients to Benefit From Advanced Image Guided Radiation Therapy Solutions Agreement Between Elekta and C-RAD

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) and C-RAD announced today that the companies have signed a sales and distribution agreement. C-RAD is a Swedish company...


11 Jul, 2019, 14:24 BST University Hospital Tübingen Delivers 1,000th Fraction With its Elekta Unity MR-Linac

Less than one year after installing its Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system, the team of clinicians at University...


06 Jun, 2019, 06:38 BST Elekta Wins 2019 'Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough' Award From MedTech Breakthrough

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), today announced that MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the...


27 Apr, 2019, 11:50 BST Radiotherapiegroep in the Netherlands to Acquire Elekta Unity and Versa HD Cancer Treatment Systems

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that Radiotherapiegroep Arnhem/Deventer in the Netherlands has ordered an Elekta Unity MR-linac as well as five...


26 Apr, 2019, 15:30 BST Elekta Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against ZAP Surgical Systems Inc.

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), a pioneer in development of precision radiation therapy, radiosurgery and clinical software for the treatment of cancer and...


25 Apr, 2019, 06:46 BST Elekta Demonstrates Leadership in Precision Radiation Medicine at ESTRO 38

At the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO) 38th Annual Conference, April 26-29 in Milan, Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) will demonstrate its...


09 Apr, 2019, 06:53 BST Elekta to Offer Improved Clinical Quality Assurance Through Investment in iRT Systems

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), announced today that it has purchased a minority stake in the German company, iRT Systems GmbH, in order to improve its quality...


26 Mar, 2019, 11:16 GMT Elekta Unity MR-linac Receives Red Dot Award for High Design Quality

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) and DCA Design International Ltd. are the winners of the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019, one of the world's largest design...


08 Mar, 2019, 06:52 GMT Elekta Hits Radiotherapy Milestone With 5,000th Linear Accelerator Manufactured

With the number of new cancer cases globally expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades1-2, access to radiotherapy – a key...


11 Feb, 2019, 06:42 GMT Conference Call Regarding Elekta's Q3 Report for 2018/19

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) will publish its Q3 report for 2018/19 on February 22, as per: The report will be published at 07:30 CET. Elekta will host a...


04 Feb, 2019, 06:57 GMT Elekta: New Study to Learn From Every Cancer Patient Treated With Magnetic Resonance Radiation Therapy

Today, the international MR-linac Consortium announced the launch of the MOMENTUM study. The study is designed to generate data that enable safe,...


25 Jan, 2019, 06:54 GMT Elekta to Showcase Precision Radiation Medicine for Treating Cancer at Arab Health Exhibition and Congress

t the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress, 28-31 January in Dubai, Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) will highlight how the company is collaborating with hospitals...


25 Sep, 2018, 06:56 BST Precision Cancer Therapy With Elekta Unity now Available in the UK at The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research, London

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that The Royal Marsden and The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), London, have clinically implemented Elekta...


19 Sep, 2018, 07:09 BST UK's NHS Supply Chain Orders Elekta Brachytherapy Equipment for Accurate Cancer Treatment

Elekta announced today that the UK's National Health Service (NHS) will acquire 10 Flexitron® afterloading platforms used to treat a variety of the...


07 Sep, 2018, 07:05 BST Magnetic Resonance Radiation Therapy With Elekta Unity is now in Clinical use at The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that Elekta Unity, its transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system, is now in clinical use...


05 Sep, 2018, 07:03 BST Elekta Celebrates Inauguration of New Global Radiotherapy Innovation Center

Elekta employees joined national and local political representatives and distinguished guests this week in a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the...


22 Aug, 2018, 11:19 BST First Patient Treated With CE-marked Elekta Unity at University Medical Center Utrecht

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht has started treating cancer patients using a CE-marked,...