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Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Its ProBeam(TM) Proton Therapy System

PALO ALTO, Calif.Â- — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam™ proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Varian Receives Regulatory Clearance in India for Use of High Intensity Mode on TrueBeam Medical Linear Accelerators

Advanced Capabilities of Varian's Market-Leading Cancer Treatment Systems on Display at AROICON 2012 in Kolkata, November 30th-December 2nd KOLKATA, India - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board for the use of its unique TrueBeam™ High Intensity Mode for advanced radiosurgical treatments.Â-  The company's...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Northern Centre for Cancer Care Acquires Two TrueBeam(TM) Devices from Varian Medical Systems to Deliver Advanced Radiosurgery Treatments

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, UK - Cancer patients in the north-east of England will be able to receive modern radiosurgery treatments without having to travel for up to two hours for treatments. The Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne is acquiring two TrueBeam™ STx medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to begin offering...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Use of Transponder to Monitor Motion During Radiotherapy Anywhere in Body

Varian's Surface Beacon Transponder for the CalypsoÂ-® System Cleared for Real Time Tracking Anywhere in Body PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a surface beacon transponder to be used with the Varian Calypso system as a real-time tracking device capable of monitoring motion during...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Varian Medical Systems to Exhibit X-Ray Tubes and Flat Panel Detector Technology Enhancements to Improve Digital Imaging at the ECR Annual Meeting

SALT LAKE CITY - ECR Booth #313/Expo C - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), will exhibit X-ray tubes and PaxScanÂ-® digital image detectors for fluoroscopy, angiography, cardiology and cone-beam CT imaging at the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) annual meeting in Vienna, Austria, from March 1- 5, 2012. This year our exhibit reflects our dedication to continuous product improvement,...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

First Varian High Dose Rate Brachytherapy Afterloader Supplied to Leading China Cancer Hospital

BEIJING -- Cancer patients in China will gain access to Varian's state-of-the-art cancer care with the announcement that a leading cancer center is acquiring a GammaMedÂ-® brachytherapy afterloader from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). This device is the first high dose rate afterloader supplied to Chinese hospitals by Varian, the world leader in radiotherapy systems. Jilin University No....

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Image-Guided Radiotherapy System aids cancer treatment.

TrueBeam(TM) treats tumors, including those that move during treatment as patient breathes in/out, in image-guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery applications. Integrated technologies dynamically synchronize imaging, patient positioning, motion management, and treatment delivery. Specific areas of use include treatment of lung, breast, prostate, head, neck, and other types of cancer.

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Digital X-Ray Image Detector has 127-micron pixel pitch panel.

Optimized for use in dental and orthopedic imaging as well as semiconductor inspection systems, PaxScanÂ-® 1313 offers 13 x 13 cm imaging area and produces up to 30 images/sec. It generates images of up to 16,000 shades of gray due to 14-bit depth ADC, and flat panel has distortion-free imaging area with 127 micron pixel pitch. For medical imaging applications, panel features cesium iodide...

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Company News

Varian and Oncora Partner to Accelerate Precision Medicine in Radiation Oncology

Palo Alto, Calif. and Philadelphia, Sept. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced it is investing in Oncora Medical and partnering to accelerate the development of software tools to enable precision medicine in radiation oncology. Oncora is a privately-held digital health company using software and data to equip doctors and scientists with analytics tools to develop the...

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Company News

Proton Clinical Research Center of the Shandong Cancer Hospital First APAC Member of FlashForward Consortium

Palo Alto, Calif., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian (NYSE: VAR) today announced the Proton Clinical Research Center of the Shandong Cancer Hospital, is the first center in Asia Pacific to join the FlashForward™ Consortium. The Consortium now includes 15 institutions and is focused on preclinical research, clinical implementation, and advocacy efforts for FLASH Therapy. FLASH Therapy is...

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Company News

Varian Opens Office in South Africa to Support Regional Growth

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At a grand opening ceremony held March 8th, the Varian office in Hertford Office Park, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa was officially inaugurated. Prior to the opening of the permanent location, a provisional office was utilized over the past two years. Varian's new facility is fully equipped with a dedicated call center and a connected...

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Company News

Varian Selected in Multi-Year Project to Replace Radiotherapy Treatment Equipment at Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet and Herlev Hospital

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 3, 2017 - Varian (NYSE: VAR), the world leader in radiotherapy equipment and software, has been selected to equip the greater Copenhagen region's two radiation oncology departments with modern treatment systems over the next several years. Linear accelerators at the city's Rigshospitalet and Herlev Hospital oncology departments will be replaced with 15 advanced Varian...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Varian Medical Systems Acquires Distributor in Poland

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2016 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) is announcing the acquisition of the radiotherapy business of Candela, a leading distributor of radiotherapy equipment in Poland. Warsaw-based Candela, which employs more than 40 people, has represented Varian inPoland for the past 20 years. The acquisition closed yesterday following approval from the Polish Competition...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Varian Medical Systems Acquiring Claymount to Expand Imaging Components Portfolio

PALO ALTO, Calif. –Â- Varian Medical Systems, Inc., (NYSE:VAR) today announced it has, through one of its European subsidiaries, agreed to acquire Claymount, a privately-held, Netherlands-based supplier of components and subsystems for X-ray imaging equipment manufacturers. Varian's subsidiary in the Netherlands will pay approximately €50 million in cash for Claymount. The transaction is...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Its ProBeam(TM) Proton Therapy System

PALO ALTO, Calif.Â- — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its updated ProBeam™ proton therapy system. Varian's ProBeam system gives clinicians options for delivering dose precisely in order to minimize dose to healthy tissue in the course of delivering proton therapy treatments for cancer. Its scanning beam technology enables intensity-modulated proton...

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Regina E. Dugan Appointed to Board of Directors of Varian Medical Systems

PALO ALTO, Calif. –Â- Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE:VAR) today announced that Regina E. Dugan, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) at Google's Motorola Mobility LLC, has been appointed to the Varian Board of Directors, effective December 15, 2013. We believe that Regina is eminently qualified to serve as a director of Varian Medical Systems, said...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Northern Centre for Cancer Care Acquires Two TrueBeam(TM) Devices from Varian Medical Systems to Deliver Advanced Radiosurgery Treatments

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, UK - Cancer patients in the north-east of England will be able to receive modern radiosurgery treatments without having to travel for up to two hours for treatments. The Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC) at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle-upon-Tyne is acquiring two TrueBeam™ STx medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to begin offering...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Varian Receives Regulatory Clearance in India for Use of High Intensity Mode on TrueBeam Medical Linear Accelerators

Advanced Capabilities of Varian's Market-Leading Cancer Treatment Systems on Display at AROICON 2012 in Kolkata, November 30th-December 2nd KOLKATA, India - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has received regulatory clearance from the Indian Atomic Energy Regulatory Board for the use of its unique TrueBeam™ High Intensity Mode for advanced radiosurgical treatments.Â-  The company's...

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