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December 3, 2021

ーAn integrated solution from Canon Medical MRI systems and Spectronic medical’s MRI Planner to enhance accuracy in radiotherapy planning   ーMarks another step forward for Canon Medical’s comprehensive solutions for MRI, including enhanced oncology services


November 30, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, November 30, 2021 – Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Resoundant, Inc. (Rochester, MN, USA) have signed a licensing agreement for the purpose of incorporating the advanced Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE), developed by Resoundant on the Canon MRI platforms. Canon Medical and Resoundant have been working closely together to implement a seamless integration of the latest MRE technology on Canon’s newest line of MRI scanners.


November 29, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 29 November 2021 - Canon Medical today unveiled the Vantage Fortian - a new, advanced productivity, open bore 1.5T MRI system – at RSNA 2021. The new system features innovative workflow solutions, image enhancement and accelerated scan technology, which together, can contribute to reducing the time required for MRI procedures.


November 26, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 26 November 2021 - Canon Medical announced today its support for the iLEAD (innovative Liver, Elasticity, Attenuation and Dispersion) study, an international multicenter study aiming to evaluate quantitative ultrasound imaging tools against liver biopsy (the current clinical gold standard), available on the Aplio Liver Package for the assessment of Steatosis, Fibrosis, and Inflammation in the clinical environment.


November 25, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 25 November 2021 – Canon Medical is breaking ground once again with the introduction of Precise IQ Engine (PIQE) DLR and SilverBeam filter in the latest version of the Aquilion ONE / PRISM edition.


November 24, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 24 November 2021 -- Canon Medical has today announced the launch of Altivity, a new AI innovation brand, that consolidates machine learning and deep learning technologies to deliver uncompromised quality and value across the entire care pathway.


November 23, 2021

Available on the Alphenix Sky +, 4D CT with Sky +, Biplane, and Core+ systems. The 12”×16” Hi-Def flat panel detector offers the highest resolution on interventional X-ray systems in the market.


October 7, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 7 October 2021 -- Canon Medical announced today that due to recent developments in the Covid-19 pandemic, it will be attending all further relevant, major US-based global conferences in 2021, with a digital presence only. This includes the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2021 and ASTRO 2021. The company aims to deliver the best experience virtually rather than present physically and is enhancing their comprehensive virtual exhibition and educational platform to deliver a stand-out experience.


August 31, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has begun a collaborative research project with the National Cancer Center Japan Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical Trial Center (NCC-EPOC) and EAST Hospital to investigate the clinical usefulness of photon counting computed tomography (PCCT), a next-generation diagnostic imaging system. This collaborative research is based on a framework agreement formalized in July 2020 and a basic joint research agreement in November with the National Cancer Center Japan.


July 20, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has today announced a major operational plan to strengthen its healthcare information technology (HIT) division.


June 23, 2021

Canon Medical has today announced the commercial launch of the Aplio i-series / Prism Edition, a complete redesign of its highly successful premium ultrasound series. In addition, Aplio a-series, Canon Medical’s popular routine-to-advanced imaging range has also received a significant refresh.


June 15, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and The Pokémon Company collaborated to produce a video explaining a pediatric MRI examination called えむ・あーる・あい(MRI)のけんさだよ!(It’s an M R I Examination!)


May 25, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation at the 2018 Ceremony of National Commendation for Invention, hosted by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation, received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award and the Invention Achievement Award.


May 18, 2021

Former Canon Medical employee, Mitsue Miyazaki, has been awarded the Medal with Purple Rippon in the Spring of Reiwa 3 for her contribution to the development of an MRI device that can visualize blood vessels without using contrast media.


March 2, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan 2021 – It was today announced that Canon Medical Systems Europe has named Athletic Bilbao FC as its Global Innovation Partner in a new strategic alliance.


November 30, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Sansei Corporation is announcing the commercial release of a new medical container CT system equipped with measures to prevent the spread of infectious disease based on a medical container known as Medical Container - Cube® (MC-Cube). This product will be released in January 2021.


October 23, 2020

Giving clinicians the opportunity to see more during radiation therapy planning, Canon Medical Systems is introducing the Aquilion Exceed LB CT scanner (pending 510(k) clearance) during this year’s virtual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Annual Meeting.


July 27, 2020

Canon Medical and FC Barcelona have today announced a renewal of their partnership deal, which will see the medical device company supplying the club with leading-edge diagnostic imaging systems for a further five seasons.


July 27, 2020

Canon Medical and Real Madrid have today announced that the Japanese medical device company will remain the club’s official diagnostic imaging partner for a further five seasons.


July 15, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Fujita Health University are starting clinical evaluation of the usefulness of new technology to improve the diagnosis of novel coronavirus pneumonia based on CT image analysis focusing on diffuse pulmonary diseases.

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