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Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems Establish Japan Radiotherapy Education Center

TOKYO, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016  Komazawa University and Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a new advanced radiotherapy education center in Japan. Located on the Komazawa campus in Tokyo, the education center is equipped with a fully functional Varian TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerator and offers hands-on educational courses for medical professionals and...

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Helsinki University Hospital Orders Four Advanced Varian Systems in Country's Largest Radiotherapy Project

HELSINKI, Nov. 1, 2016 - Cancer patients in Finland will gain access to the latest radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments with the news that Helsinki University Hospital has ordered four advanced medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). The decision to acquire two Edge™ Radiosurgery systems and two TrueBeam™ systems from Varian represents the largest order ever...

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Varian Expands Access to Advanced Cancer Care in Bolivia

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Continuing its efforts to increase access to radiotherapy for cancer treatment worldwide, Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) announced the installation of a Clinac® iX medical linear accelerator at Instituto Oncologico del Oriente Boliviano in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. First patient treatments were started earlier in August. In addition to the installation of the Clinac iX, Varian...

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MD Anderson and Varian Expand Relationship with Acquisition of TrueBeam Systems

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) has announced The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center signed an agreement to acquire six TrueBeam™ linear accelerators. Scheduled for delivery over the next 24 months, the six TrueBeam systems will be added to the 24 Varian linear accelerators already treating patients at the cancer center. We have been able to deliver critical...

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Whitepaper: 7 Trends for IoT in Hospitality
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Whitepaper: 7 Trends for IoT in Hospitality

The Internet of Things is rapidly becoming a defining characteristic in the daily landscape of human experience. Billions of smart devices are already connected to this vast system through smart homes, medical devices, and much more; the trend is predicted to continue its exponential growth into the hundred billions within the next few years. This white paper illuminates how the future of IoT will completely revolutionize the way the hospitality industry in particular will function with this new technology. Due to the ability to reduce energy costs, reduce staff labor, and create completely individualized and engaging guest experiences, the hospitality industry is in a unique position to capitalize on IoT. Using real life case studies, the report outlines seven ideas for how the IoT can be used to reduce energy consumption, increase guest satisfaction, improve maintenance, and more.

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Installation Completed for Elekta MRI-guided Linear Accelerator at MD Anderson Cancer Center

System is first of its kind in the United States HOUSTON, – The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Elekta and Philips teams recently completed installation of the first high field (1.5 Tesla) MRI-guided linear accelerator in the United States. By early next year, the system will be operating in a non-clinical capacity. The MRI-guided linear accelerator (MR linac) is designed to...

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Varian Medical Systems Awarded Major Tender to Equip Network of Hospitals in Northwest Spain

GALICIA, Spain — Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR), world leader in radiotherapy, has been awarded an eight-year tender to supply advanced radiotherapy equipment and software to a network of hospitals in Galicia, in the northwest of Spain. Varian booked the order, worth an estimated €21m ($23m), in its fiscal third quarter. Under the terms of the agreement Varian will supply 10 linear...

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New Cancer Center at Guy's Hospital in London to Be Equipped with Varian TrueBeam Treatment Machines

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust Selects Varian Equipment to Deliver Advanced Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Treatments LONDON — One of London's leading cancer centers selected, in August, eight TrueBeam™ medical linear accelerators from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to deliver advanced radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for cancer patients at two new...

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UK's NHS Supply Chain Selects 10 TrueBeam Treatment Machines to Enable More Advanced Cancer Treatments
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UK's NHS Supply Chain Selects 10 TrueBeam Treatment Machines to Enable More Advanced Cancer Treatments

Order Comes a Year after NHS Supply Chain Ordered 20 TrueBeam Machines CRAWLEY, United Kingdom – NHS Supply Chain has placed an order for a further 10 TrueBeam™ machines from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) as part of an ongoing program to replace older machines and roll out modern radiotherapy and radiosurgery treatments for patients in the UK's public hospitals. The order, placed in...

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Elekta Introduces Information-guided Cancer Care, Highlighting Knowledge Management, at ASTRO 2014

SAN FRANCISCO - At the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), September 14-16 in San Francisco, Elekta (booth #1308) will highlight solutions that support the connections health care providers make to their practices, their patients and the world. Elekta's theme at ASTRO 2014 is: Connected Care. Because the future is collaborative. As software continues...

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