Townsville Hospital Treats First Australian Patient With Elekta Unity MR-Linac, a Transformative Approach to Precision Radiation Therapy

Ability to adapt daily treatment based on real-time MR imaging enables new approach to hard-to-treat cancers TOWNSVILLE, Australia, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) today announced that Townsville Hospital inQueensland has treated the first patient in Australia using Elekta Unity ...

2019-12-10 08:13 5335

HKSH Medical Group Brings Precision Radiation Medicine to Cancer Patients in Asia With Elekta Unity MR-Linac

HONG KONG, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta Unity, a transformative magnetic resonance radiation therapy (MR/RT) system that enables personalized precision radiation therapy, is in clinical use at HKSH Cancer Centre. The milestone marks the first clinical use of Elekta Unity inAsia. HKSH rec...

2019-07-30 13:47 5282

Elekta Unity MR-linac Receives Regulatory Approval From Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

With the potential to transform how clinicians treat cancer, Japan enters a new era of precision radiation medicine with magnetic resonance radiation therapy TOKYO, May 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that its Elekta Unity magnetic resonance radiation therapy system ha...

2019-05-24 07:05 6627

Elekta Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against ZAP Surgical Systems Inc.

SUNNYVALE, California, April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST), a pioneer in development of precision radiation therapy, radiosurgery and clinical software for the treatment of cancer and neurological disorders, announced today it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against ZAP Surg...

2019-04-26 22:44 3872

Elekta Hits Radiotherapy Milestone With 5,000th Linear Accelerator Manufactured

STOCKHOLM, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With the number of new cancer cases globally expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades[1-2], access to radiotherapy - a key treatment modality for up to 60 percent of cancer patients - is more critical than ever. Since the manufacture ...

2019-03-08 15:02 5745

St. Vincent's Health Australia Expanding MOSAIQ Medical Oncology EHR to Total of Six Departments

SYDNEY, April 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- St. Vincent's Health Australia (SVHA) will expand its use of Elekta'sMOSAIQ® Medical Oncology

2018-04-24 07:49 517

Genesis CancerCare Queensland is First in Asia-Pacific Region to use Elekta's Venezia Brachytherapy Applicator

BRISBANE, Australia, Sept. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 13, clinicians at Genesis CancerCare Queensland delivered the first of three high dose rate brachytherapy treatments to a woman with loco-regionally advanced stage (IIB) cervical cancer. The patient's post-chemoradiation brachytherapy bo...

2017-09-11 15:01 1538

Elekta Introduces Advanced Cancer Treatment to Kingdom of Bhutan

THIMPHU, Bhutan, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announced today that it has been chosen to deliver the first ever radiation therapy system to the Kingdom ofBhutan. The National Referral Hospital, the largest hospital in the Kingdom, will install an Elekta Compact™ linear acceler...

2017-07-24 15:45 1345

Elekta Flexitron brachytherapy treatment delivery available in China

BEIJING, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta (EKTA-B.ST) announces that the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has approved Elekta'sFlexitron® brachytherapy afterloading platform for ...

2014-12-18 20:30 2149