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June 10, 2022

VANCOUVER, June 11, 2022 – Canon Medical is pleased to showcase their Cartesion Prime Digital PET-CT scanner designed to facilitate the assessment of disease pathology at an early phase for a more tailored treatment approach. Having several installations of this PET-CT in the United States it has been cleared by Health Canada to sell in Canada. Visit our booth at SNMMI to learn more.


June 9, 2022

Ottawa, ON, June 9, 2022 - The Harley Street Healthcare Group Canada (HSHG) and Canon Medical Systems Canada (Canon Medical) have partnered with the intention to launch innovative community diagnostic centres across the province of Ontario. The first of these “Centres of Excellence” is to be located in Ottawa.


March 1, 2022

Canon Medical Systems Corporation today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S, a Danish company, headquartered in Aarhus, with advanced technology for the development and manufacture of diagnostic X-ray systems, with the acquisition being completed following the necessary approval procedures.


December 15, 2021

Today a small group gathered outside the North Bay Regional Health Centre’s Diagnostic Imaging Department to officially open the hospital’s new, upgraded MRI machine. NBRHC staff were joined by representative, Jens Dettmann President, Canon Medical Systems Canada, and leadership donor Max Shapiro for the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate both the completion of the MRI Upgrade Project and the community’s generosity that made it possible.


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 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 6, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 6 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.


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.


March 26, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation, working together with Nagasaki University, has completed development of Genelyzer KIT, a set of reagents for SARS-CoV-2 RNA testing based on a gene amplification technique known as the fluorescent LAMP method.


March 19, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has begun research into the practical application of a new rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which is being developed by Canon Medical Systems Corporation in cooperation with Nagasaki University.


February 25, 2020

Ohtawara, Japan; February 26 Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) announces the start of development of a rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reaffirming the company’s commitment to the basic research and development of rapid diagnostic test kits.


January 30, 2020

Canon (China) Co., Ltd., Canon Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. and all members of the Canon Group, via the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, will donate a full-body X-ray CT diagnosis system to the Tongji Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, in the city of Wuhan.


May 16, 2019

Otawara, Japan; May 16, 2019 – Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) will present Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR) technology at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 2019 Annual meeting in Montreal, Vancouver.


March 12, 2019

Western University and London’s academic teaching hospitals, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and St. Joseph’s Health Care London announced today a unique partnership with Canon Medical Systems Canada in advanced Computed Tomography (CT) that will advance patient care, research and teaching in Southwestern Ontario.

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