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HDR Afterloaders optimize brachytherapy treatments.

Used to facilitate HDR (high dose rate) brachytherapy delivery and optimize treatment of cancer patients, iX series afterloaders utilize Windows-based control software that integrates with Varian's BrachyVision(TM) treatment planning system. From logging onto system to treatment delivery, iX console software walks operator through process step by step, presenting information in controlled and...

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Varian Medical Systems Exhibits Latest Technologies and Products Designed to Improve Speed and Precision of Radiotherapy at ESTRO 2007

BARCELONA, Spain, Sept. 7 - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), world leader in advanced radiotherapy solutions for treating cancer, is demonstrating its full range of technologies and products aimed at improving the speed and precision of radiotherapy at the 2007 European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology (ESTRO) meeting in Barcelona, Spain from September 8th-13th. Among the new...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Five Advanced Varian Linear Accelerators Selected for Key Danish Cancer Centers

AALBORG/AARHUS, Denmark, Aug. 23 / - Two leading Danish cancer centers have selected five state-of-the-art medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems to replace aging equipment and offer patients more advanced radiotherapy treatments as part of a national program to reduce waiting times for patients. With the Danish government ruling that the period from diagnosis to treatment should...

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Software

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase Software for Assessing How Tumors Are Responding to Treatment

I-Response(TM) Technology Facilitates Early Evaluation of Therapy Effectiveness so Doctors Can Adapt Treatment Strategies MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., July 20 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will showcase innovative software for assessing how tumors respond to therapy at the 2007 meeting of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) in Minneapolis, July 22-26. The I-Response(TM)...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Varian Medical Systems to Showcase 'Smart' Technology That Dramatically Speeds up Radiotherapy Treatment Planning at 2007 AAPM Meeting

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 19 / -- Varian Medical Systems will showcase a new "smart" radiotherapy treatment planning tool that will enable clinicians to significantly reduce the amount of time needed to create sophisticated treatment plans for advanced treatments like intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT). The new Smart Segmentation(TM) automatic...

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Electronic Components & Devices

New Varian/Accel Superconducting Cyclotron Enables Year-Round Proton Treatments at Leading European Research Institute

VILLIGEN, Switzerland, March 22 /- Clinicians at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland have begun clinical treatments using the world's first commercial superconducting cyclotron for routine medical use, enabling high-precision proton therapy treatments for a range of cancer patients. The new cyclotron from Varian Medical Systems' Accel group is a key component of the equipment and is...

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Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment

Europe's First Trilogy Tx System to Offer New Hope for Irish Cancer Patients

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 5 -- The newly opened Beacon Hospital in Sandyford, Dublin has ordered Europe's first Trilogy® Tx image-guided radiosurgery system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) as it strives to become an international center of excellence in oncology and neuro-oncology. The device will reside in Beacon Cancer Centre, a partnership of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Cancer...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Varian Medical Systems Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Technology that Monitors a Patient's Position during Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery

PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 30 /- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for patient position monitoring capabilities that have been added to the company's RPM(TM) respiratory gating system, which is used to synchronize imaging and radiation therapy treatment with a patient's respiratory cycle. The new feature in Varian's RPM system detects any motion that compromises the...

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Adhesives & Sealants

Sri Lanka to Enter Modern Radiotherapy Age with Country's First Medical Linear Accelerator

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, Dec. 11 // -- Cancer patients in Sri Lanka will benefit from modern radiotherapy treatments with the installation of the country's first medical linear accelerator at the National Cancer Centre. The high energy Clinac(R) accelerator from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) will enable highly conformal radiotherapy treatments to be offered to patients when it is installed late...

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Software

Varian Medical Systems Announces New Software Capability to Improve Treatment for Lung and Other Thoracic Cancers

Motion Management Function Added to Varian's Eclipse(TM) Radiotherapy Treatment Planning Software PHILADELPHIA, ASTRO Booth # 919, Nov. 7 -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR) has added new motion management capabilities to the company's industry-leading Eclipse(TM) radiotherapy treatment planning system, enabling clinicians to increase treatment precision for tumors in mobile areas of the body,...

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