Elekta adds linac to Indian cancer center
Article Thumbnail ImageMay 2, 2012 -- Radiation oncology firm Elekta announced the sale and activation of a Synergy linear accelerator at Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) in Guwahati, India.
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The sale represents the second major radiotherapy equipment sale to BBCI, a regional cancer institute located in the eastern Indian state of Assam. The Synergy system can be used to perform intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT), stereotactic radiosurgery, and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT).

An inauguration ceremony attended by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the prime minister of India, was held on April 20.