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For almost five decades, Elekta has been a leader in precision radiation medicine. Our nearly 4,000 employees worldwide are committed to ensuring everyone in the world with cancer has access to – and benefits from – more precise, personalized radiotherapy treatments. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Elekta is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm Exchange. Visit elekta.com or follow @Elekta on Twitter.

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  • Elekta
    Kungstensgatan 18 103 93 STOCKHOLM
    +46 (0)8 587 25 400
    +46 (0)8 587 25 500
    http://www.elekta.com
  • Cecilia Ketels

    Head of Investor Relations


    +46 76 611 76 25
  • Oskar Bosson

    Global EVP Corporate Communications


    +46 70 410 7180
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    We are delighted to be part of Elekta’s group of trusted third-party partners.
    Marc Uszynski, CEO of DOSIsoft
    Elekta Unity will enable us to deliver higher doses of radiation while sparing healthy tissue and help patients to complete their treatment more quickly. It will also allow us to use radiation therapy for hard to treat cancers for which traditional radiation therapy approaches may not be feasible.
    Arjun Sahgal, MD, head of Odette’s Cancer Ablation Therapy Program
    We reserve our Medical Device Engineering Breakthrough award for recognizing transformative technology and Elekta Unity is a shining example of groundbreaking medical technology deserving of this designation.
    James Johnson, managing director, MedTech Breakthrough
    As the most advanced approach to radiation therapy, Unity gives us the ability to adapt treatment in real time to optimize radiation delivery to the tumor while sparing nearby healthy tissue.
    Professor Ananya Choudhury, Chair and Honorary Consultant in Clinical Oncology at the Christie NHS Trust Foundation
    Elekta is proud that the National Cancer Hospital has chosen our equipment and solutions and that we can play a role in making this essential therapy available to more people and offer the potential to save thousands of lives.
    Shaun Seery, Elekta’s Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific
    Elekta relentlessly pursues the advancement of treatment quality assurance – through innovation, collaboration or procurement – by elevating quality control at all stages of the workflow.
    Maurits Wolleswinkel, Head of Portfolio and Chief Strategy Officer at Elekta
    We are honored to have received this prestigious design award, which further illustrates our commitment to designing patient-centric technologies that allow clinicians to deliver the best quality cancer care worldwide.
    Richard Hausmann, President and CEO, Elekta
    We are pleased to have achieved this important milestone toward making Elekta Unity available in Canada and expect that this important new treatment option will become available to patients later this year.
    Richard Hausmann, Elekta President and CEO
    Throughout the last 13 years of our center’s service to patients, our mission has been to provide the highest level of healthcare. The Versa HD system’s advanced cancer treatment capabilities are in perfect harmony with that mission.
    Kyoung Ju Kim, MD, director of Radiation Oncology at Hallym University Kangnam Sacred Heart Hospital
    The ability to scan, plan and treat in real time has been the long-sought vision of radiation oncologists. These features of Elekta Unity make it especially promising in treating tumors that shift in size and shape in the body.
    Christopher Schultz, MD, FACR, Medical College of Wisconsin Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology, at the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center
    Each treatment session on this innovative system is an opportunity to gain insight into the benefits that this technology provides and, critically, to determine which patients benefit from MR/RT therapy.
    Dr. Helena Verkooijen, Professor of Evaluation of Innovation at University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU).
    Category Leaders are committed to providing the very best technology, service, and guidance to providers and payers.
    KLAS President Adam Gale
    We believe that clinicians and patients in the UAE and around the world should have access to life-saving, world-class cancer care.
    Habib Nehme, Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Elekta
    We are honored that the patient- and user-centered design that we contributed to Elekta Unity has been recognized as a critical component of this innovative and precision technology.
    Rob Woolston, Managing Director at DCA
    Radiation therapy is a highly effective, yet underutilized, form of cancer treatment, so we are pleased to be increasing access to this targeted technology through this new order for Elekta Versa HD linear accelerators.
    Dan Collins, GenesisCare CEO
    The MR-linac studies presented at ASTRO add to the solid foundation of data demonstrating how MRgRT (magnetic resonance guided radiation therapy) can address some of the historic challenges to balancing effective delivery of radiation to tumors while protecting nearby tissues and organs at risk. This has the potential to improve outcomes for cancer patients.
    X. Allen Li, PhD, Chief Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center
    Since 2014, Elekta has been an important factor in our ability to provide the patients we serve with cutting-edge technologies and we are pleased to expand our relationship by advancing the clinical utility of Elekta Unity.
    David Parda, MD, Chair, AHN Cancer Institute
    Our focus on precision radiation medicine reflects our commitment to innovating solutions that enable personalized radiation therapy that can rapidly be adapted to changes in tumor size and shape and use intelligent data processing to streamline treatments.
    Richard Hausmann, President and CEO
    Together we’ve made world-leading advances in radiotherapy through our research and we expect Elekta Unity to allow us to make another step change in improving cancer treatment.
    Professor Uwe Oelfke, Head of the Joint Department of Physics at the ICR and The Royal Marsden
    We are very happy that the NHS is investing in this essential treatment modality – brachytherapy can offer unsurpassed accuracy and efficiency in treatment delivery.
    Steve Tomkins, Elekta’s Business Unit Manager for UK, Ireland and Nordics
    Elekta Unity is now a reality, and we are excited to start treating our patients. The ability to see what we treat in real time and adapt treatment on a daily basis enables unprecedented precision and ensures that each patient receives the right dose, delivered to the right location, at every treatment session.
    Marlies Nowee, Radiation Oncologist, at NKI-AvL
    Our team in Crawley will be able to interact with healthcare providers visiting from anywhere in the world, as they jointly collaborate and share ideas on technological solutions to address the global cancer burden.
    Steve Wort, Elekta Chief Operating Officer
    This is a paradigm shift for radiotherapy. The new MR-linac will allow us to see soft tissue during treatment with unprecedented accuracy.
    Keith Hansen, Executive Manager of Oncology, GenesisCare
    Elekta Unity represents a new paradigm of precision radiotherapy that enables a scan-plan-treat approach, and supports personalized regimens that meet the unique needs of the individual patients’ anatomy.
    Dr. Ina Jürgenliemk-Schulz
    The combination of Elekta’s experience and York Instruments’ advanced technology provides an exciting new future for MEG.
    Gordon Baltzer, Chief Executive Officer of York Instruments
    On behalf of the Government of Jordan, I wish to express our sincere thanks and gratitude to Elekta for this responsible act of generosity and humanity.
    Mr. Hussam AlHusseini, Ambassador of The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to The Republic of Austria
    The new Elekta equipment will help us achieve optimal outcomes for our cancer patients by consistently applying best practices in patient care and treatment.
    Dr. Paul Kelly, Radiation Oncologist at Cork University Hospital
    Elekta is not only the leading innovator of today’s radiation oncology solutions, it is also the partner of choice for providing a complete package of patient-centric radiation therapy care options in an evolving technology and healthcare economic landscape.
    David Parda, M.D., Chair, AHN Cancer Institute
    Our collaboration with IBA and Equicare is just one example of how we are building a strong network of key ‘best of breed’ vendors as part of our partnerships and open connectivity.
    Ranjit Pradhan, Senior Vice President Portfolio & Business Development Software Solutions at Elekta
    Richard Hausmann, CEO
    Both Proton Partners and Elekta understand the need and value of investing in future technologies in the field of precision radiotherapy, such as Elekta MR-linac, making this an exciting opportunity to collaborate.
    Worldwide demand for stereotactic treatments are increasing, especially among the 20 to 40 percent of cancer patients who will develop brain metastases.
    Maurits Wolleswinkel, Head of Portfolio and Chief Strategy Officer
    Breakthroughs in clinical and scientific cancer research are increasing what we know about cancer. Consequently, Elekta is delivering new precision treatment modalities and digital solutions so that clinicians can better plan, treat and monitor outcomes for each individual patient – and population.
    Dr. Richard Hausmann, Elekta’s President and CEO
    Elekta has been at the forefront of the digital healthcare revolution, and we are committed to working with other leaders in the field to establish value-added solutions that offer complete connectivity and interoperability with MOSAIQ and our other digital solutions.
    Maurits Wolleswinkel, Elekta’s Chief Strategy Officer
    Peter Gaccione, Executive Vice President, Region North & Latin America
    With these sophisticated treatment systems, thousands of cancer patients in Mexico will continue to receive care equal to that offered at many hospitals in the United States and Canada.
    We are very pleased that the Egyptian government continues to rely on Elekta solutions to provide the best treatment for the country’s cancer patients.
    Habib Nehme, Vice President, Middle East and Africa
    The enthusiasm of these world-class cancer institutions to the clinical implementation of the MR-linac reflects the belief that this breakthrough technology will address real unmet needs.
    Joel Goldwein, Sr. Vice President, Medical Affairs
    Our MR-linac system is truly groundbreaking because it overcomes the technical barriers that have hindered the integration of radiation therapy with real-time high-field imaging.
    Richard Hausmann, CEO, Elekta
    “Elekta’s MR-linac is designed to enable precise tumor targeting through visualizing the target and surrounding organs at risk in real time.”
    Dr Richard Hausmann, Chief Executive Officer of Elekta