At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting, October 18-21 in San Antonio, Elekta (booth #459) will demonstrate that progress in health care is often achieved by increasing the sophistication of treatment solutions while simultaneously making them easier for clinicians to use. By both advancing and simplifying the tools and devices in cancer management, Elekta strives to help physicians improve patient care and solve clinical problems while minimizing risk and maximizing efficiency.
Visitors to the Elekta exhibit will see examples of this progress in:
Leksell Gamma Knife Icon will be featured at the Industry Expert Theater at ASTRO on Monday, October 19, 12:20-1:30 p.m. in Hall B, Theater 2.
Additional Elekta activities
The 24th Annual Elekta Users Meeting (EUM) convenes Saturday, October 17 at the Marriott Rivercenter Hotel. Customers using any Elekta solution are welcome to attend and take advantage of this free educational opportunity. Robin Famiglietti, Executive Director and Division Administrator of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Jean Régis, MD, Neurosurgeon, Head of the Stereotactic, Functional Neurosurgery and Radiosurgery Department, La Timone Hospital will be the keynote speakers. To learn more about the EUM, visit www.elekta.com/EUM2015.
The Elekta Charity Bash, benefiting Texas-based Texas WINGS (Women Involved in Nurturing, Giving, Sharing) will be held October 17, 8-11 p.m., at the Buckhorn Saloon. Elekta is proud to support Texas WINGS, which is the only organization of its kind in the nation to provide comprehensive breast cancer treatment and follow-up care at no cost to the patient. All ticket proceeds benefit Texas WINGS.
Elekta’s Capital Markets Day will be held Monday, October 19, from 9-11:30 a.m., at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk. Members of Elekta’s management team will present and highlight the company’s solutions portfolio. Visit elekta.com to watch live.
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Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,800 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. Website: www.elekta.com Twitter: @Elekta.
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