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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,...


13 Aug, 2018, 09:17 BST Welcome to Elekta's Capital Markets Day in Stockholm on September 27, 2018

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) invites equity analysts, investors and media representatives to Elekta's Capital Markets Day on September 27 at Stockholm...


27 Jul, 2018, 07:04 BST Elekta Digital Strategy Strengthened Through Acquisition of Quality Assurance Expert Acumyn

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that it has acquired the Canadian quality assurance (QA) company Acumyn, a stand-alone commercial spin-off of...


13 Jul, 2018, 10:16 BST Elekta to Donate Advanced Radiation Therapy Machine to Jordan's Al Bashir Hospital

Acknowledging the extra burdens that Jordan's healthcare system faces as a result of the arrival of thousands of citizens from Syria, Elekta has...


29 Jun, 2018, 14:31 BST Elekta Unity Featured in 41 Abstracts at the 6th MR in RT Symposium

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that its groundbreaking MR-linac (Elekta Unity) is the subject of 41 abstracts at the 6th MR in RT Symposium 2018, ...


18 Jun, 2018, 14:20 BST Elekta Unity, World's First High-Field MR-Linac, Receives CE Mark

New radiation therapy system will now be implemented clinically in Europe, ushering in a transformation in precision and personalized cancer...


25 May, 2018, 06:56 BST Elekta Cancer Treatment Solutions to Have Significant Impact on Patients at Cork University Hospital

Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that Cork University Hospital has ordered five Elekta Versa HD™ linear accelerators, as well as Elekta's Monaco®...