Varian Medical Systems, Inc.
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Varian Medical Systems Announces: TrueBeam(TM) System for Image-Guided Cancer Treatment Approved for Sale in China
BEIJING - Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (NYSE: VAR), the world's leading manufacturer of medical technology for treating cancer with radiotherapy, today announced that the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) has approved its TrueBeam(TM) system for image-guided radiotherapy. TrueBeam is a fully-integrated system designed from the ground up to treat tumors with great speed and...Read More »
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 GammaMed-® 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. 1...Read More »
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.Read More »
Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong First in Asia to Offer Cancer Patients Image-Guided RapidArc® Radiotherapy Using the UNIQUE(TM) Radiotherapy System
HONG KONG and PALO ALTO, Calif. - Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong, China, has become the first treatment center in Asia to commence treating cancer patients using the UNIQUE(TM) medical linear accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). Clinicians used the new device for the first time last week, to deliver an image-guided RapidArc-® treatment for a patient battling hypopharyngeal...Read More »
Swiss Cancer Center Begins Advanced Radiotherapy Treatments Using TrueBeam System from Varian Medical Systems
WINTERTHUR, Switzerland - A leading cancer clinic has become the second in Switzerland to begin delivering advanced radiotherapy treatments using the new TrueBeam(TM) system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). More than 30 patients have been treated using the new system for fast, precise radiotherapy and radiosurgery since clinical treatments began at Kantonsspital Winterthur in northern...Read More »
Radiation Therapy System integrates image guidance.
As low-energy system, UNIQUE(TM) Performance Edition incorporates all tools needed to establish or enhance clinically effective radiotherapy treatment operation for international cancer clinics. Image-guidance and RapidArc-® treatment capabilities supplement medical linear accelerator, which incorporates technologies for reliable and consistent dose control, delivery, and beam shaping. System is...Read More »
X-Ray Image Detector suits angiography equipment.
Operating at speeds up to 30 fps, PaxScan-® 3030+ lets physicians monitor interventional procedures, including placement of catheters within blood vessels, in real-time. Multi-modality panel is also designed for use in cardiovascular imaging systems and surgical C-arms. While 194 micron pixel pitch results in images with enhanced contrast resolution and no distortion, cesium iodide scintillator...Read More »
Software provides oncology image management and storage.
With OncoView(TM), clinicians can store, manage, and view images generated during entire cancer treatment process, from diagnosis to survivorship and follow-up. Oncology-specific program can supplement hospital's existing PAC system or operate as stand-alone solution. Software supports archiving of commonly used imaging modalities, including CT, MR, PET, kV X-rays, cone-beam CT, and electronic...Read More »
Digital X-ray Image Detectors are suitable for radiography.
At 14 x 17 in., PaxScan-® 4336R can replace standard film cassette in radiographic applications, while 17 x 17 in. PaxScan 4343R is designed for permanent mounting in radiographic tables or wall stands. Image data and control signals, based on Gigabit Ethernet interface, can be passed to and from detectors using standard network interface cards. Both flat-panel solutions come with VIVA(TM)...Read More »
Varian Medical Systems Introduces New and Improved VariSeed(TM) 8.0 Software for Permanent Seed Prostate Brachytherapy Treatments
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 16 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) is introducing an updated version of its market-leading VariSeed(TM) brachytherapy seed planning software. VariSeed 8.0 incorporates several new features that allow greater visibility of the treatment. The new features provide even better visibility of the positions of individual seeds in permanent seed implants, says Rebecca...Read More »