MONTREAL, May 31 /CNW Telbec/ - Swedish company Elekta announced today the acquisition of Resonant Medical Inc. Based in Montreal, Resonant Medical specializes in image-guided radiation therapy for treating cancer, using the latest generation of 3D ultra sound technology. The technology, which has been developed in Montreal with leading academic institutions, improves treatment accuracy for prostate, breast, liver, uterus, bladder as well as head and neck cancers. Resonant Medical's equipment is used daily in cancer treatment centers in the U,S., Canada, Italy,The Netherlands, and Ireland.
Media representatives are invited to a press briefing at Medical Resonant's headquarters to learn more about this business transaction, witness a demonstration of the company's equipment and meet with the CEOs of Elekta and Resonant Medical.
NOTE: Elekta's news release has been broadcast over the international news wires earlier this afternoon. In Canada, the news release has been sent through Canada News Wire at 15:39 p.m.
WHAT: Press briefing announcing the purchase of Resonant Medical
WHO: Dr. Tony Falco, Chief Executive Officer, Resonant Medical
Tomas Puusepp, President and CEO of Elekta
WHEN: Tuesday, June 1st, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: Resonant Medical, 2050, Bleury Street, Suite 200, Montreal
SOURCE RESONANT MEDICAL INC.
For further information: For further information: Jean-Pierre Trudel, Jean-Pierre Trudel & Associates, (514) 347-6111