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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.


June 22, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has agreed on establishing a joint venture with leading Russian healthcare provider, R-Pharm Holding, LLC, for sales and maintenance of diagnostic imaging equipment manufactured by Canon Medical in nine CIS member states, including Russia, and will consummate the joint venture when all the necessary regulatory approvals are obtained.


May 7, 2020

TOKYO, May 7,2020—As part of Canon Inc.’s global medical business strategic realignment, in order to take advantage of medical imaging company expertise and business synergies, the eye care business operations within Canon (China) Co., Ltd. has been transferred to Canon Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Canon Medical China) effective May 1, 2020.


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.

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