Elekta receives orders for radiotherapy equipment for treatment of cancer valued at SEK 250 million

Elekta receives orders for radiotherapy equipment for treatment of cancer valued at SEK 250 million

Elekta has received several large orders from major hospitals in Europe and Asia. The total order value is approximately SEK 250 M. The orders comprise a number of Elekta Precise Treatment Systems for treatment of cancer including linear accelerator, simulator and auxiliary equipment.

"We are extremely pleased to see continued strong order performance, following a record orders volume in fiscal year May 2000 - April 2001", says Volker Stieber, President of Elekta Oncology Systems.

"In particular, it is good to note the resurgence in our Asian business, which included several linear accelerator units to leading hospitals in Taiwan. Included were also a large package of orders from the Netherlands and additional units as part of the third wave of The New Opportunities Fund (NOF) funding in the UK", ends Volker Stieber.

Elekta is a world-leading supplier of advanced and innovative radiation oncology and neurosurgery solutions and services for precise treatment of cancer and brain disorders. Elekta's solutions are clinically effective and cost efficient and gentle to the patient.