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UK Hospitals Commence Advanced Stereotactic Lung Cancer Treatments Using RapidArc Radiosurgery

CRAWLEY, U.K. - Several National Health Service hospitals in the UK have begun delivering stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR) using RapidArc® radiosurgery technology for lung cancer patients as an alternative option to surgery. Hospitals in Glasgow, London, Wirral and Guildford are using equipment and software from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) to attack lung tumors using...

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Institut Curie Acquires Four Advanced Radiotherapy Treatment Systems Including Three Varian TrueBeam Devices

PARIS - Four advanced radiotherapy treatment systems from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) have been ordered by Institut Curie, one of Europe's foremost comprehensive cancer centers, to replace older and less capable machines. Institut Curie, which operates at three sites in Paris, is acquiring three Varian TrueBeam(TM) systems and a Novalis Tx(TM) machine to extend the range of modern cancer...

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MIOT Hospital Delivers First TrueBeam STx Radiotherapy Treatment in Chennai

Rectal Cancer Patient Receives First Treatment Using Fast and Precise System Optimized for Radiosurgery CHENNAI, India - Cancer treatments have commenced in Chennai using the city's first TrueBeam(TM) STx system for radiotherapy and radiosurgery from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). The first patient was a 36-year-old male with rectal cancer who received intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)...

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Largest Public Hospital in Sydney Delivers First Treatment in Australia Using Advanced TrueBeam Radiotherapy and Radiosurgery Device

82-year-old Prostate Patient is First to be Treated on New System at Westmead Hospital's Crown Princess Mary Cancer Centre SYDNEY - An 82-year-old prostate cancer patient has become the first person in Australia to be treated using the fast and precise TrueBeam(TM) radiotherapy treatment system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE:VAR). In a treatment carried out at the Crown Princess Mary Cancer...

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Imaging Equipment

GURVE Radiation Oncology Group First in Venezuela to Offer Cancer Patients Fast, Precise Treatment Using RapidArc(TM) Radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems

CARACAS, Venezuela- GURVE Radiation Oncology Group (Radioterapia OncolÃ-³gica GURVE) in Caracas, Venezuela has become the first treatment center in the country to offer cancer patients RapidArc(TM) radiotherapy from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR). GURVE, which operates three cancer treatment centers in Venezuela, has treated more than 100 patients to date with RapidArc, a fast, accurate...

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Mechanical Accelerators

Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques Explored at Educational Events in India

Specialists from Across Country Gather at Varian-Supported Medical Workshop and Evening Symposium AHMEDABAD, India- HCG Cancer Centre, the first hospital in India to introduce clinical treatments using an advanced TrueBeam(TM) treatment system from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), has conducted a workshop focusing on stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) for treating cancers of the lung,...

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ViewRay Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy System

Company Reaches Significant Milestone in Development of Integrated Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology CLEVELAND - ViewRay(TM) Incorporated, a privately held medical device company, has received U.S. FDA 510(k) premarket notification clearance for its MRI-guided radiation therapy system. The ViewRay system features a unique combination of radiotherapy delivery and simultaneous...

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Varian Medical Systems to Showcase Radiosurgery Technology for Non-Invasive Treatment of Early Stage Inoperable Lung Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase radiosurgery technologies for treating early-stage inoperable lung cancer and other conditions non-invasively at the 2012 International Conference of the American Thoracic Society (ATS) later this week in San Francisco. We're excited about putting our technology in front of pulmonologists who may not be familiar with radiosurgery as...

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Varian Medical Systems Redesigns Its ProBeam(TM) Proton Therapy User Interface

Newly Developed Interface to be Showcased at Upcoming Meeting in Seoul, Korea SEOUL, Korea - Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) will showcase a new user interface for the company's ProBeam(TM) proton therapy system at the upcoming annual meeting of the Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG 51) here, May 14-19. The new interface streamlines the steps for imaging, positioning and treating...

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Advances in Stereotactic Radiosurgery are Enabling Effective, Non-Invasive Treatment for Spinal Tumors

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. - Leading experts in radiosurgery of the spine will present information about how to treat spinal tumors effectively using stereotactic radiosurgery rather than invasive surgical procedures during the annual meeting of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) here later this week. New techniques in image-guided radiosurgical treatment of benign and malignant...

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