Interactive exhibition demonstrates how Elekta’s tradition of engaging and collaborating with clinical leaders has produced some of the most significant innovations in cancer careSan Diego United States — Thursday, October 28, 2010
At the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) 52nd Annual Meeting, October 31-November 4 in San Diego, Elekta (booth # 913) will showcase its comprehensive range of advanced solutions for managing cancer safely and effectively. In addition to its latest offerings—including Integrity™* digital linac control and the Clarity™ 3D soft tissue visualization system — Elekta will highlight solutions for treatment planning, treatment delivery, and oncology information management.
“For the last 25 years, Elekta has relied on close customer collaboration to develop the next innovations in cancer care,” says Jay Hoey, Executive Vice President, Elekta North America. “Elekta’s ASTRO theme, Experience the Elekta Difference, recognizes this unique customer relationship and acknowledges the importance we place on listening to customers and then delivering what they need.”
On display, Elekta also will demonstrate several new, developing and field-proven solutions, including:
On October 30, just prior to ASTRO, customers will receive a comprehensive product review at Elekta’s Radiation Oncology Users Meeting at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Now in its 19th year, the meeting will cover topics such as improving patient safety, Elekta’s vision for radiation treatment planning and advances in body radiosurgery.
Following the Users Meeting, Elekta will host a Charity Bash benefiting All Are Our Heroes and the Canadian Cancer Society. For additional information on the meeting and charity event, visit www.elekta.com/ROUM2010. To learn more about Elekta’s innovations at ASTRO, visit www.elekta.com/experience.
*Works in progress and not yet cleared for sale in the United States.
Today, Elekta solutions in oncology and neurosurgery are used in over 6,000 hospitals worldwide. Elekta employs around 3,300 employees globally. The corporate headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on the Nordic Exchange under the ticker EKTAb. Website: www.elekta.com.
Stina Thorman, Vice President Corporate Communications, Elekta AB
Tel: +46 8 587 254 37
Time zone: CET: Central European Time
Michelle Lee Joiner, Director, Global Public Relations and Brand Management, Elekta
Tel: +1 770-670-2447
Time zone: ET: Eastern Time