Linear Accelerators

PTW announces first North American installation and FDA 510(k) clearance of Beamscan MR motorized 3-D water phantom

PTW Beamscan MR for Elekta Unity

News | Radiation Oncology | April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020 — PTW has installed the first Beamscan MR motorized 3-D water phantom in North America at the Princess...
Elekta Unity MR Linac system
News | Radiation Oncology | January 30, 2020
January 30, 2020 — Elekta announced that it signed a contract with the Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, for an Elekta...
IBA Dosimetry Releases myQA Machines Software at ASTRO 2019
Technology | Quality Assurance (QA) | September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019 – IBA Dosimetry GmbH announced the launch of the new enhanced myQA Machines 2019 software...
Videos | October 29, 2018
Kristin Higgins, M.D., medical director of radiation oncology at the Emory Clinic at the Winship Cancer Institute, and...
Gustave Roussy, Elekta, Versa HD, linear accelerators, Mosaiq, France

Image courtesy of Elekta

News | Radiation Therapy | September 04, 2015
September 4, 2015 — Gustave Roussy has awarded Elekta with an order for four Versa HD linear accelerators, replacing...
ECRI Institute, linear accelerators, linac, purchase, survey
News | June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015 - The ECRI Institute released a new techIQ brief on key factors to consider when purchasing a linear...
Brainlab, Exactrac, Elekta, Versa HD, LMU Medical Center, Munich
News | June 23, 2015
June 23, 2015 - Brainlab announced first patient treatments in March on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution...
Elekta, William Beaumont Hospital, patent lawsuit, Varian, linear accelerator
News | June 19, 2015
June 19, 2015 - On June 16, 2015, William Beaumont Hospital and Elekta Ltd. filed a patent infringement suit against...
Brainlab, ExacTrac, Versa HD, Elekta, LMU, Munich, LINAC, first
Feature | March 24, 2015
March 24, 2015 — Brainlab announced first patient treatments on a fully integrated radiation oncology solution that...
News | September 02, 2014
September 2, 2014 — In an agreement signed in Tokyo, Elekta Japan will grant Toshiba Medical Systems Corp. (TMSC) wider...
News | July 18, 2014
July 18, 2014 — Varian Medical Systems will introduce Qumulate QA, a new cloud-based QA data management and analysis...
News | June 11, 2014
June 11, 2014 — Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, announced the purchase of...
Elekta Learning and Innovation Center Atlanta ASTRO 2013 Oncology Neuroscience
News | October 02, 2013
October 2, 2013 — Elekta unveiled a state-of-the-art learning center at its North American headquarters, in conjunction...
News | September 24, 2013
September 24, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare showcased a variety of solutions that bring together...
Elekta Versa HD Linear Accelerator Radiation Therapy
Technology | March 04, 2013
March 3, 2013 — During a live global event, Elekta announced the launch of Versa HD, an advanced linear accelerator...
News | January 21, 2013
January 21, 2013 — Varian Medical Systems received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board...
IMRT Use Grows, But Cost Challenges Loom

Varian's Trilogy linear accelerator.

Feature | September 05, 2012 | Helen Kuhl
The external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) market has been active in recent months, with advances in techniques, devices and...
Feature | August 24, 2012
August 23, 2012 — Varian Medical Systems is establishing an in-country subsidiary in South Korea. Varian Medical...

Training at the new International Competence Center.

Feature | August 21, 2012
August 21, 2012 — IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) officially opened its International Competence Center (ICC) in July...
Technology | June 20, 2012
June 20, 2012 — Elekta announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for...